RE: old school

Subject: RE: old school
From: Melissa Nelson <melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 10:15:23 -0400

Wow Pop tops...there is flashback! I spent one summer collecting enough pop tops to make a chain that went all the way around the ceiling in my bedroom. I was so proud of that silly chain! Anyone ever get their foot cut on one of those...that was the big "urban myth" in my not so urban neighborhood...that they could cut your feet and you would die of some horrible soda pop/aluminum induced blood disease, that would kill you in mere days! :) How brave I was to make a big chain out of those dangerous things!

Melissa




















> Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 17:13:33 -0700> From: klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> Subject: RE: old school> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > Long garlands of pop tops - it used to be the fashion> among the "cosmic cowboy" set to make hat bands out of> pop top chains, and keep in them the stubs from> concerts you had been attended. My friends' hat bands> had stubs from Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash shows -> mine were from Alice Cooper and ZZ Top and> Steppenwolf.> > I remember people used to make 'clothing' out of the> dern things. Vests, skirts, even entire dresses. Try> doing that with plastic bottles.> > > --- "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>> wrote:> > > Susan W Gallagher wrote:> > > > > When my daughter was in Jr High (she's now the> > mother of 3 great boys)> > she> > > came running into the kitchen all upset - she'd> > bought a can of soda> > and> > > the> > > pull tab broke. I proceeded to pull the old> > "church key" out of the> > drawer> > > and started to punch holes in the top of the can.> > Her eyes got wide,> > and> > > she> > > asked incredulously, "can you *do* that???"> > > > Just the other day, I heard Jimmy Buffet's> > "Margaritaville" on the> > radio, and these lyrics struck me: > > > > "I blew out my flip flop,> > Stepped on a pop top,> > Cut my heel, had to cruise on back home."> > > > How many people hearing that today have no idea what> > a pop top is or how> > it could cut your heel? When was the last time you> > saw a pop top? > > > > Or are you one of those who still decorates the> > Christmas tree with long> > silver garlands made from pop tops? ;-) > > > > Richard > > > > > > Richard G. Combs> > Senior Technical Writer> > Polycom, Inc.> > richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom> > 303-223-5111> > ------> > rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom> > 303-777-0436> > ------> > > > > > > > > > > > > >> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^> > > > Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to> > Help file formats or > > printed documentation. Features include support for> > Windows Vista & 2007 > > Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.> > http://www.DocToHelp.com/TechwrlList> > > > True single source, conditional content, PDF export,> > modular help.> > Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool> > for technical> > documentation. Boost your productivity!> > http://www.helpandmanual.com> > > > ---> > You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as> > klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com -dot- > > > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > > techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > or visit> >> http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/klhra%40yahoo.com> > > > > > To subscribe, send a blank email to> > techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > > > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- > > Visit> > http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and> > info.> > > > > > > > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^> > Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or > printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007 > Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.> http://www.DocToHelp.com/TechwrlList> > True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.> Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical> documentation. Boost your productivity! http://www.helpandmanual.com> > ---> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as melmis36 -at- hotmail -dot- com -dot- > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/melmis36%40hotmail.com> > > To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit> http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.>
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