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Who doesn't? George W. Bush. Mind you, I can't say off the top of my head what the W. stands for.Originally posted by nannerl:
i know the question was directed towards angie, but i'll answer too: no, unfortunately i don't know the name of your prime minister. i was wondering if you knew the name of america's president (probably, but just wondering).
I'm embarassed to admit that I didn't have a clue, not even that there was a Labour government. Now I know that Ms. Clark is the prime minister.Originally posted by dai bread:
Just as an aside, and purely as a matter of curiosity, I didn't know the name of your Prime Minister; do you know the name of mine?
Ahem...from the website of the Energy Information Administration, part of the US Dept. of Energy: "Canada sends over 99% of its crude oil exports to the U.S., and the country is one of the most important sources of U.S. oil imports. During the first eleven months of 2004, Canada exported 1.62 million bbl/d [barrels per day] of crude oil to the U.S., the single-largest component of U.S. crude oil imports. Canada also sent some 500,000 bbl/d of petroleum products to the U.S. during this period, the most from a single country."Originally posted by Opera Tenor:
GWB doesn't know the name of the Canadian PM because there isn't any oil incentive.
That's what I get for borrowing someone else's slogan.....Originally posted by Haggis@wk:
"the Fossil Fuel Administration"
Tsk, Tsk OT, that’s sloppy sloganeering in an attempt to score a cheap shot.
You know by now that I expect more clever and inventive snideness from you!!!
Okay, perhaps it's because his handlers haven't told him...Originally posted by Angie:
I think there must be another reason.... [/b]Originally posted by Opera Tenor:
[b]GWB doesn't know the name of the Canadian PM because there isn't any oil incentive.
GC,Originally posted by Great Carouser:
Canada has PMS?
There's also Eats, Shoots & Leaves, a book I bought for my wife last Christmas (at her request).Originally posted by Angie:
Among the punctuation exercises I give my business writing students is "Lets eat Grandma" and the famous "Woman without her man is nothing".
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