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Re: filmscanners: Nikon 8000ED

Ouch! Yes it was the spell checker, with my help.

I like the often quoted "useful phrase" from an old French text book - 
which was -

"Lo! the postilion has been struck by lightning!"

Very handy in so many situations,


At 02:07 08/07/01, you wrote:
>On Sat, 7 Jul 2001, Peter Marquis-Kyle wrote:
> > > being in a postilion to do the same thing for the 35mm scanners 
> -  LS4000,
> >
> > ...don't you just love it when the spell checker does that? It just 
> reminds me
> > how difficult it is to get good postilions these days.
> >
> >
>___>Since the invention of the horsely carriage, "postilion" is a word
>that seldom is heard. Probably if at all by people who set up funerals for
>heads of state etc. Otherwise, a carriage with two or four horses with
>riders on the horses is not seen much and probably was seldom seen even
>when horse drawn conveyances were in style.

Julian Robinson
in usually sunny, smog free Canberra, Australia


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