Re: Idle thoughts


Hey John what's "Tuffy" in Danish?

On Tue, Oct 8, 2019, 6:19 PM Andrew Linn <alinn@...> wrote:
I was floating around the San Juans my first Sucia Messabout, idily
listening to the radio. Yeah, you want to name your boat something
easily understood over the radio. And puns aren't punny when things get
interesting :)

On 10/8/2019 3:34 PM, Bob Miller wrote:
> Just translate it to the MMSI dialect on DSC¬†ūüėÄ
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 2:47 PM John Kohnen <jkohnen@...
> <mailto:jkohnen@...>> wrote:
>     I thought about renaming Tuffy with something Danish, but that was
>     when
>     I thought she was still named Essie Mae. I forgot that George had
>     renamed her to Tuffy, a good name that's growing on me. I don't
>     know if
>     George went through all the proper rigamarole when he renamed her,
>     so I
>     suppose I should get Andrew to go through the motions sometime...
>     Besides, what happens if I need to call the Coast Guard? "Mayday!
>¬† ¬† ¬†Mayday! This is the sailing vessel Blish√łne (sorta "Bleesyoona",
>     one of
>     my choices, means "Coot") and I'm sinking fast!" "How do you spell
>     that?" <g>
>¬† ¬† ¬†Nutmeg would be Muskatn√łd (Sorta "Mooskaytnyood")
>     On 10/7/2019 8:50 PM, Claire wrote:
>     > Hi John,
>     > Was enjoying looking at your shapely new boat...and wondered if you
>¬† ¬† ¬†> planned on changing her name...and Nutmeg came to mind...‚ÄĚsuch a
>     sweet
>¬† ¬† ¬†> little ship‚ÄĚ
>     --
>     John (jkohnen@... <mailto:jkohnen@...>)
>     Logarithmic plots are a device of the devil. (Charles Francis
>     Richter,
>     co-inventor of a logarithmic scale for measuring earthquakes)

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