[JN] Fwd: "the hole nnine yards... a recent history.....

Alan Marcy tubegardenia at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 06:36:21 CST 2021

Relax. Trump magically turned every fact in the world to "Trump Truth".

Prolly ten yards, at least.


On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 2:29 AM Philip Yates via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>

> Yes! You just made my day! :-)  After Christian first ruined it, of course.
> As for you being the source of the aircraft "whole nine yards" thing.
> Oh... my... god. I believe you, your account rings true as a bell, and I
> read about the nine yards thing on the internet, just like you said.
> Actually, now that I think about it, the true STORY about the story about
> the source of "the whole nine yards" is even more interesting than the
> fiction that you inadvertently (and indirectly) caused to be spread around
> the world! Crazy-ass... stuff.
> I looked up Chuck Yeager on my beloved www.bookfinder.com, but while
> there are a lot of hits, I saw nothing before 1985. However, they only list
> books that they actually have for sale, so a lot of the rare stuff appears
> and then disappears on their site.
> Phil
> On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 9:02 PM Spence Barton via Sound <
> sound at soundlist.org> wrote:
>> Lest anyone misunderstand this, what I meant was Phil has
>> rightly pointed out times when a compelling argument was
>> mistaken for the truth.
>> Spence
>> On 2/4/2021 6:36 PM, Spence Barton via Sound wrote:
>> > Let me thank Phil for regularly reminding us that just
>> > because an idea or argument is logical and compelling
>> > doesn't mean that it's correct.
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