[ExI] you'll never see this again

robot at ultimax.com robot at ultimax.com
Sat Jul 4 00:19:53 UTC 2020

SR, that was a put-on.  Around here (Tennessee) it's universally 
understood and used as a tongue-in-cheek quip at parties.

If the phrase were used at face value, that would be some serious 
denial, but I've never encountered anyone who used that term straight.

I hope I don't have to use emoticons on this list...


On Fri, 3 Jul 2020 14:02:59 -0500, SR Ballard <sen.otaku at gmail.com> 
> "The War of Northern Aggression" sounds like some serious Lost Cause 
> propaganda.
> SR Ballard
>> On Jul 3, 2020, at 1:05 PM, Robert G. Kennedy III, PE via extropy-chat 
>> <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> no, the next milestone is WWII.  The WWII Memorial on the Wash. Mall
>> says 384,000 military dead, IIRC, but Wiki says American deaths 
>> attributable
>> to the war were 419,400.  The curves are diverging so wildly that I 
>> dare not
>> hazard a guess when we'll hit that milestone.
>> The Civil War (aka The War of Northern Aggression aka The Late 
>> Unpleasantness) comes after that.
>> K3
>>> On Thu, 2 Jul 2020 21:00:59 -0700, Keith Henson 
>>> <hkeithhenson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> For John Clark, the next milestone will be when the number of dead
>>> exceeds the civil war casualties, something around 850,000.  Given
>>> that 1.1 million was the bottom of one set of estimates, it seems
>>> fairly likely.

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