[WWI] Airco DH2 Build

Stephen Auslender auslend at snet.net
Mon Apr 30 10:20:23 EDT 2007


Perhaps one that should be on the list of acronyms is kind of important in 
the military history of ordnance and weaponry:
NIH     Not Invented Here
This is the reason many good ideas and bits of technology were not adopted 
over the years.
Stephen


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ernest thomas" <reason108 at hotmail.com>
To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Monday, April 30, 2007 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Airco DH2 Build


> But there's a bunch of accronyms on that list that I have never seen used 
> in all the years I've been in this bar:
> RTFD:   Read The F Directions
> RTFM:   Read The F Manual
> RTMS:   Read The Manual Stupid
> SMBIKA: Stop Me Before I Kill Again
> SWBU:   Shake Well Before Using
> TETE:   This End Towards Enemy
>
> Maybe we could scrap these and replace them with some that might actually 
> be helpful, like
> SAS: Standards are slipping
> P: Profanity (as in 'insert profanity here' to replace "*#@*&$", which is 
> often included in posts announcing/describing our lastest f-ups)
>
> E
> is for Ernest who choked on a peach
>
>
>>From: "Stephen Auslender" <auslend at snet.net>
>>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>Subject: Re: [WWI] Airco DH2 Build
>>Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 09:59:08 -0400
>>
>>Michael,
>>Thank you, the acronym list is much appreciated.
>>KUTGW  (Keep Up The Good Work)
>>Stephen
>
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