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Subject: [Leica] Happy Oct day
From: philippe.amard at (Philippe Amard)
Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 21:53:20 +0200
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Forgot Oct 3rd is when Western and Eastern Germany got reunited at last 
( 20 odd years ago).
Oktober Fest in Munchen, where they align beer barrels.
Oktober Fest in Wetzlar, when they misalign lenses just for fun of it.
More to come I guess from other quarters or planets
Keep digging Mark
Amiti?s de Metz

Mark Rabiner wrote:

>Happy October 1 everybody I'm looking forward to a more colorful and crispy
>season then the hot and sticky one we're now done with. As I'm in the
>northern hemisphere. It's the 8th month of the year the Octo month.
>Halloween is my favorite holiday. When everyone one day a year dresses up as
>themselves. The rest of the year  in phony costumes.
>It will be World Food Day - October 16
>Apple Day - October 21
>United Nations Day - October 24
>Columbus Day is the 12th in most the USA -The Second Monday of October
>And every October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
>Its German American Heritage Month
>But also Hispanic, Italian American and Polish American.
>There's a bond these peoples have. They all love October.
>The Harvest is over.
>For Celtics its day one.
>And on the southern hemisphere its Spring so its day one for them too.
>Unless they are Celtic. Then its cancelled out.
>It's National Dental Hygiene Month
>So bring your toothbrush to work month.
>Its American Pharmacist Month.
>My pharmacy is in the Apthorp! That's where Marjorie Morningstar used to
>live. And Conan the O'Brian before he was ejected to LA.
>"By the Slavs it is called ?yellow month,? from the fading of the leaf"
>I'm planning on getting in touch with my Slavish roots any day now.
>As far as I go trees with green leaves on them are very ok.
>But  multi colored leaves make them much better. Lets use all the crayons.
>And when those leaves fall off the trees are MUCH more interesting.
>So we can shoot nudes of trees all winter.
>Poems are made by fools like me,
>But only God can make a tree.
>Mark William Rabiner
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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