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2006\09\20@110825 by Alan B. Pearce

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www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2365994.html

Allowed Edison to defend his patent from the United States Electric Light
Company

2006\09\20@144727 by Robert Rolf

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Alan B. Pearce wrote:

> www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2365994.html
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> Allowed Edison to defend his patent from the United States Electric Light
> Company

But the light bulb was INVENTED by Canadians.
http://www.mysteriesofcanada.com/Ontario/first_electric_light_bulb.htm

As was radio as we know it.
inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blfessenden.htm
"In 1906, Reginald Fessenden became the first person to
broadcast words and music over radio waves. "
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

And lots of other stuff that the world ASSUMES was invented by Americans.
http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Canadian_2.htm

Robert



2006\09\20@153901 by John Ferrell

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Many of those credited with inventions are simply the wrong people. Re:
Farnsworth & Armstrong...

America is business friendly but hostile to individuals in most cases.


John Ferrell    W8CCW
"My Competition is not my enemy"
http://DixieNC.US

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2006\09\20@160458 by Marcel duchamp

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Now I'm really mixed up.

I thought Russell had told us that it was a New Zealand invention?  Or
was he talking about "South Park"? I just can't keep this stuff straight...


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2006\09\20@163133 by David VanHorn

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> > And lots of other stuff that the world ASSUMES was invented by
> Americans.
> > http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Canadian_2.htm


Who discovered america?























The indians!

2006\09\20@175518 by David Minkler

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David VanHorn wrote:

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Apparently the Canadians.


2006\09\20@190300 by Jinx

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> And lots of other stuff that the world ASSUMES was invented
> by Americans.
> http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Canadian_2.htm

And Paul Schaffer wrote "It's Raining Men"

Ah, plucky little America Jnr

2006\09\21@115018 by Russell McMahon

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> Now I'm really mixed up.
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> I thought Russell had told us that it was a New Zealand invention?
> Or
> was he talking about "South Park"? I just can't keep this stuff
> straight...

Probably heavier than air flight :-)


       Russell

2006\09\22@202030 by Howard Winter

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Robert,

On Wed, 20 Sep 2006 12:47:26 -0600, Robert Rolf wrote:

> Alan B. Pearce wrote:
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>  > www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2365994.html
>  >
>  > Allowed Edison to defend his patent from the United States Electric Light
>  > Company
>
> But the light bulb was INVENTED by Canadians.
> http://www.mysteriesofcanada.com/Ontario/first_electric_light_bulb.htm

...except that it was invented by Swan!  (He'd been looking for a suitable material for a filament for years, and eventually settled on carbonised
cotton, supposedly inspired by his wife's embroidery).

Cheers,


Howard Winter
St.Albans, England


2006\09\22@204247 by Jinx

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> ...except that it was invented by Swan!  (He'd been looking
> for a suitable material for a filament for years, and eventually
> settled on carbonised cotton, supposedly inspired by his wife's
> embroidery).

You might be a bad housewife if....

You burn the dinner AND the sewing

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