(Sorry, I am going to deviate from the expected convention of 'no top posting'. I think you'll understand why.)
Please do not post to usenet in html -- because this is what we get:
> style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; COLOR: #000000; FONT-FAMILY: Palatino Linotype"
> bottomMargin=7 leftMargin=7 topMargin=7 rightMargin=7> face="Palatino Linotype" color=#000000 size=3>
> In a message dated Fri, 21 Dec 2007 13:41:44 -080
> (PST), email@example.com: style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" face=Arial color=#000000 size=2>
> face="Palatino Linotype" size=3>> When operators could
> dial toll calls themselves (and later> subscribers), confusing names
> caused problems. During the 1950s the> Bell System renamed many
> local exchanges for that reason and used a> standardized
***** Moderator's Note *****
I second the motion!
Please post only plain text messages.
Bill Horne Temporary Moderator