Are YOU in a foreign country??

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Jan 24, 1993, 7:05:45 PM1/24/93
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I like collecting stamps. My goal is to try and collect one stamp, which
has never been used, from every country in the world. If you are in a
foreign land, please contact me and I'll let you know if you can help.
Thanks!!
Please e-mail at--> BHA...@nic.gac.edu

Mr J W Bottomley

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Jan 25, 1993, 3:49:55 PM1/25/93
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I am not in a foreign country. I am in England. I will not therefore need
to send you a stamp. I hope this is all perfectly clear.
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Daniel Bowen

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Jan 25, 1993, 5:05:10 PM1/25/93
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In <1993Jan24....@gacvx2.gac.edu> (B. Hadden) writes:

>I like collecting stamps. My goal is to try and collect one stamp, which
>has never been used, from every country in the world. If you are in a
>foreign land, please contact me and I'll let you know if you can help.
>Thanks!!

Sorry, I'm not in a foreign country - I'm at home.


Daniel Bowen
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Marketta Pajula

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Jan 25, 1993, 6:49:43 PM1/25/93
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I am in Finland, Europe. I could post for You something, if You want.

Olli Pajula, Liistetie 7 c, Oulu, Finland (Europe)

Maarten Landzaat

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Jan 26, 1993, 9:50:24 AM1/26/93
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(B. Hadden) writes:

>I like collecting stamps. My goal is to try and collect one stamp, which
>has never been used, from every country in the world. If you are in a
>foreign land, please contact me and I'll let you know if you can help.

Foreign from what? You expect people to say "I'm from a foreign country"?
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Jesper Lauridsen

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Jan 26, 1993, 2:51:18 PM1/26/93
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No - but _you_ are.

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News Administrator

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Jan 27, 1993, 10:31:13 AM1/27/93
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Well, it's not foreign to me: I was born here.

Try not to be so us-centric. (At least I assume with an attitude like that
you must be from the US). This _is_ a worldwide net - and people don't
consider themselves foreigners in their own homes.

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Feb 1, 1993, 5:10:17 AM2/1/93
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In article <C1Ir...@geovision.gvc.com> ne...@geovision.gvc.com (News Administrator) writes:

(B. Hadden) writes:
>I like collecting stamps. My goal is to try and collect one stamp, which
>has never been used, from every country in the world. If you are in a
>foreign land, please contact me and I'll let you know if you can help.
>Thanks!!
>Please e-mail at--> BHA...@nic.gac.edu

Well, it's not foreign to me: I was born here.

Bully for you! "Foreign" is always relative to something, and by
default, I think it means "foreign to the speaker." If someone from
Uruguay had made this post, the meaning would have been plenty clear,
even though, to me, Uruguay is a foreign country (i.e., I wouldn't
consider sending him/her any Uruguayan stamps).

Try not to be so us-centric. (At least I assume with an attitude like that
you must be from the US).

(!!!) OK, you had me going there for a minute! I was going to say,
"Try not to be so snotty and pedantic," but now I realize you're being
ironic.

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Steve....@bbs.actrix.gen.nz

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Feb 2, 1993, 5:10:45 AM2/2/93
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"foriegn" is only a point of view, after all......:-)

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