[SpamCop-List] Re: What I learned in two weeks
MikeE at ster.invalid
Wed Sep 15 08:41:08 EDT 2004
> Kiwi was the brand recommended when I was in the Army.
> Worked great for me.
> ( no reference to our friends "down under"<g>)
Actually, it does sorta refer to our kiwi friends.
http://www.design-technology.org/kiwi.htm Pic of the Kiwi tin and brief
history of the product. In 1906 the Scot William Ramsay was mfging the
polish in Melbourne .au distributing it to farmers for their boots by
horse and wagon, and named his product after his .nz wife's country.
Later product was produced in the .uk and then .us and has been the most
famous brand for years, since WWI.
More interesting history details including the wife's name & .nz
birthplace at http://www.wackyuses.com/wf_kiwi.html
kibitzer, not SC admin
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