PET in general use?

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 18 03:07:43 UTC 2011

I'm sure that was the problem with "cat" and "pet" scans before they
were renamed.


PS: slight delay (a few hours) in posting. Apparently reply-to on Ron's
messages now only directs the response to him. Now that I am aware of
it, I'll be more careful.

PPS: Ah! I see JB chimed in. Actually, being recycled may be a boon in
some circles. In fact, it is already--particularly in Japan and Belgium.

On 11/17/2011 4:32 PM, Ron Butters wrote:
> because "pet" is a word in its own right and refers to something that many people think of as the near equivalent to their own children, it is not too likely that PET fabrics&  grocery bags will ever be popular.

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