Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Apr 2012 22:09 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless As I already said yesterday - a bit colourful to get me point across - this older article of mine has proven not to be as accurate as I thought it was, in light of a heap of new information. I want to offer some more background to all this.
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RE[3]: OT: Rests me to say
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Fri 27th Apr 2012 13:54 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: OT: Rests me to say"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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From what I remember from my grade school us history, there wasn't a purchase of New Amsterdam as much as the English just sailed in one day and were welcomed as heros by the residents that were tired of the rule of their peg-legged mayor.

Wikipedia, seems to think there were wars fought over it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Amsterdam#1625.E2.80.931674

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