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OOPS! He said it!
Although let the record show that at least in the early part of the
twentieth century, "nigger" was the name of the color, a kind of "off

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From: c2 [mailto:jimmycccccc(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2000 12:05 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: 

    <<  The existing exterior walls are sheathed with "Asphalt Impregnated
Fiber Board".  Does anyone know what this is?  >>
This material is made from shredded sugarcane stalks and was used on many
residences heah in the deep South.  I always heard it referred to as "nigger
board".  Pieces of this material were used to start the early morning
warming fires at a job site.  It has some insulating value but very little
shear value.
Jimmy  C.......(hisself)