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On Reading an Article on Oregon Lights

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Postby Grover1 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:26 am


From The Estherville Daily News

This is a newspaperman's visit to two Oregon lights ... I now know how many bricks were used in construction but, IMHO, there is no "feel" here, just a recitation ... maybe too close to the general topic, I want to lured to visit these places ... I wasnt tugged by what I read

http://www.esthervilledailynews.com/pag ... l?nav=5003
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Postby CHUCKX53 » Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:25 pm


I think that this is just a news reporter, doing a story he was assigned, in an objective manner...I felt the article was OK, even Informative, and just the facts, Ma'am...And as a reporter, not his job to be passionate about Lights or anything else he would write about, must, and should remain netural.....

I see your point, Barry, the story doesn't 'grab' me either...But I didn't expect it to....

By the By, do they actually say "FRY-NELL" on the West Coast ???
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Postby Kevin vk2ce » Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:07 pm


It's a French surname and should be pronounced Fray-nell as in "tres bon".
My keyboard doesn't have an accent over the "e".
Quote from Wikepedia: A Fresnel lens (pronounced /freɪˈnɛl/ fray-nell, French pronunciation: [ɔɡystɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ fʁɛnɛl]; is a type of lens invented by French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel.
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