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From "Keith Hatton" <khat...@axiomsystems.com>
Subject RE: Interesting marketing slogan (was: RE: ANT visions and best practices)
Date Fri, 28 Feb 2003 09:11:29 GMT
It's originally a printer's term for the typographical setting
:-
(see, for example, Jeremy Paxman, "The English")
though how that comes to mean "a good thing" I don't know.

Keith


-----Original Message-----
From: Chappell, Simon P [mailto:Simon.Chappell@landsend.com]
Sent: 27 February 2003 23:10
To: Ant Users List
Subject: RE: Interesting marketing slogan (was: RE: ANT visions and best
practices)


Yes. It's a good thing. That being said, I have no idea how this saying came into being.

Simon

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dan Christopherson [mailto:danch@nvisia.com]
>Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 2:00 PM
>To: Ant Users List
>Subject: Re: Interesting marketing slogan (was: RE: ANT 
>visions and best
>practices)
>
>
>I think I've got a handle on the literal translation, but that jsut 
>leaves me more confused: the being the "dog's b*****ks" is a 
>good thing?
>
>-danch
>
>Chappell, Simon P wrote:
>> Thanks Steve.
>> 
>> I do just have a quick question about your comment ("It's 
>the dog's b*****ks of Ant books") on the bottom of the page:
>> 
>> http://www.iseran.com/Steve/papers/antbook.html
>> 
>> Do you confuse many Yanks with that? Being British (even if 
>I live and work on the other side of the pond) I know exactly 
>what you mean, but I'm sure that my co-workers would not! :-)
>> 
>> Simon
>> 
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>> Simon P. Chappell                     simon.chappell@landsend.com
>> Java Programming Specialist                      www.landsend.com
>> Lands' End, Inc.                                   (608) 935-4526
>> 
>> 
>
>
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