Re: [sof] England only: Smoking ban and

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To: ALL, From: "STUART H." Time: Monday, 8-13-7, 9:49
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It has been said that Canadians are "Polite unarmed Americans with
health care".

Us Alberdans (it is pronounced Alberda) are still the rough and tumble
rednecks of Canada and proud of it!

"You can tell an Albertan 'cause he has more curtains in his pickup
truck than he has in his trailer".

Stuart H.
Spruce Grove, Alberta



Richard L. Watson wrote:
> A bit off topic but..
>
> With all their oil and cattle up there, the folks in Alberta could be
> considered Texans with a health care plan.
>
> And don't forget that if you iron the "wrinkles" out of Montana, it would
be
> a big as Texas. :)
>
> Richard Watson
> Kenton Lodge No 145 AF&AM
> Portland, OR
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: sof-mail-bounces@mail.cybermango.org
> [mailto:sof-mail-bounces@mail.cybermango.org] On Behalf Of Jack Wise
> Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 7:15 AM
> To: sof-mail@mail.cybermango.org
> Subject: Re: [sof] England only: Smoking ban and masonic attendance
>
> Mudge wrote:
>> On 08/10/2007 00:31:37 Jack Wise wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Mudge wrote:
>>
>>>> Quite so - I was initiated in 1956 and have never experienced anyone, at
>>>> any time, smoking during a meeting.  In the anteroom or ast the festive
>>>> board - yes.  But in the Lodge Room - never !!!!
>>
>>> Pardon me for jumping in.  I once visited a rural lodge in Texas that had
>>> maintained the original furniture and fixtures from its founding. The
>>> seats were composed of a wooden frame with streched rawhide for the seat
>>> and backing.  In front of each seat was both an ashtray and spittoon.
>>
>>
>> But, m'dear Jack - that's Texas, and Texas is far older (and redder
>> neckier) than Alberta, innit ?????
>>
>>
> As an adopted and long time Texian, I probably should brag and claim
> that we are the biggest, oldest, most-est, etc  of  everything.  However
> also being the most modest, I will cede some honors to Alberta, (;>)
>

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