At the Olympics: time reference

Doug Harris cats22 at FRONTIERNET.NET
Tue Aug 12 18:57:19 UTC 2008

That really gives new meaning to getting ahead of oneself, doesn't
Thanks for pointing that out.
(Then again, if you're looking to bet on a sure thing, getting that
far in front of everyone else could pay off!)

Matthew Gordon said:

There is also apparently a significant time difference between whereever
Doug Harris is and the mainland US. It's already September (or December if
he's European) there.

On 9/12/08 11:05 AM, "Doug Harris" <cats22 at FRONTIERNET.NET> wrote:

> I imagine that [post-facto dubbing] actually _is_ the case --
> but who's fooling who? Anyone who doesn't understand there's
> a (significant) time difference from China to the mainland US
> should devote less attention to the Olympics and more to what
> used to be _basic_ studies in this country.
> dh
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