Here's another from local television commercials: Save up to fifty
percent or more! (And I'm finished with off-topic postings on this
Gene Smar AD3F
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Havlicek" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Pat Chiles" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 2:00 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Caps for 3" boom
> Pat Chiles wrote:
> > Which way is True North? 5 times thicker mean 5 times the thickness of
> > the object being compared.
> No .. five times thicker means SIX times as thick. ... what would ONE
> time thicker mean? .. one time as thick? .. no .. it means TWICE as thick.
> [ ] = original thickness
> [ ][ ]=new thickness .. ONE time THICKER .. but TWICE as thick!
> Damned advertisers have everyone thinking screwy ..
> What gets me are those ads that say "5 times less than ...." ... one
> time less than something is ZERO of something!
> If the original cap was 1 inch thick then
> > the new cap is 5 inches thick. That's my story and I am sticking to it.
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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