ZL1ANM > AUSSIE 25.09.07 01:03l 26 Lines 886 Bytes #999 (0) @ WW
BID : ZL1ANM280
Subj: Re: Could you pass the test!!?
Sent: 070924/2343Z @:ZL1AB.#06.NZL.OC #:1793 [AUCKLAND] FBB7.00i $:ZL1ANM280
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>Significant events such as Australia Day and Anzac Day come and go without
>so much as a mention from VKs, but you can bet your life that if I put
>something out about such events I'd get the "you don't live here" lip-jerk
Strictly speaking, Anzac should be written in capitals like this: ANZAC.
Like OPEC and UNESCO, it's an acronym. Printing the last four letters in
lower case belittles the contribution made by NZ in the Great War and in
more recent conflicts by appearing to give more significance to Australia's
Do some research on New Zealand's casualty rate in World War One - you
might be surprised. The country's population at the time was a little
over 1 million (1 million reached in 1908).
73 de Neil ZL1ANM
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