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Canada is in North America

But the same argument for the Expos until they moved this year.

They should just re-name the leagues Juiced and Roided.


-gm

-----Original Message-----
From: Eli Grassley [mailto:elig(--nospam--at)psm-engineers.com] 
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 8:44 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: California Building Code

And what are the Toronto BlueJays doing in the American League anyways?  :)

~~ Eli Grassley


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Crocker [mailto:pcrocker(--nospam--at)reidmidd.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2005 5:43 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: California Building Code

I don't think the intended implication was that if you don't use the IBC you
aren't civilized.  I think the (joking) intent was that if you do use the
NFPA 5000 you aren't civilized.  

I have often wondered why they chose "International" in the name, anyway.
Does that reflect their optimism, or it is just a catchy name... the same
way that "Burger King" isn't really run by a king, and "Pizza Hut" pizza
isn't really served in a hut.  It does probably give it a better chance of
being adopted by other countries with a name like that, though, and I
suspect that a handful will.  There is a lot to be said for countries
developing national codes to suits their needs, but likewise there isn't
much reason to duplicate the basic research and equation writing hundreds of
times over.  

Paul Crocker, PE, SE

>>> Gil Brock <gil(--nospam--at)raptsoftware.com> 03/23/05 05:11PM >>>
Scott,

I know. Just thought I would point out that there are civilized societies 
outside the USA (some might think some of them more civilized) and that 
basically NONE of those use the IBC which is not an International document.




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