[Ads-l] "to ping"

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 31 10:57:34 EDT 2017

IMHO, the old facebook <poke> is closest to the WWII submarine movie active
SONAR cliché. It was an electronic query, that dear hearts & gentle people
interpreted as a  threatening "Knock-knock! Is anybody home?"

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