Six and ten
buchmann at BELLSOUTH.NET
Mon Dec 16 20:26:51 UTC 2002
Mark A Mandel wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Jan Ivarsson TransEdit wrote:
> #A translator's problem:
> #A guy who is a Bears fan (but lives in LA) has bought a dish antenna because he thinks that the Bears will get to the Super Bowl. He has paid 4000 $ for the dish and is deceived. He says:
> #"I spent four grand for the dish.
> #And what do I get? Six and ten!"
> #My question is: What does he mean by "six and ten"?
> My guess is, Channel 6 and Channel 10, which are presumably local
> stations that he could pick up with a rabbit-ears set-top antenna that
> he could buy for $15 or less at any electronics store.
> -- Mark A. Mandel
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