----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 12:37 PM
Subject: [RFI] Gilding the outlet?
> In the sp[irit of the holiday season, I just ran across a catalog listing
> for an audiophile-grade duplex power outlet (you know, like the ones you
> get at Home Depot for 79 cents).
> But wait ... this one has oxygen-free, 24-carat gold plating inside the
> contacts and (the piece de resistance) a gold plated, solid brass mounting
> And it's only $147.72.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
Talk about profit margin.
I think this is proof that you don't necessarily have to be smart to be
(there is hope for me yet).
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