timerity of gurus

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its seems that all gurus except Ian Hugo are publicly saying y2k is now no big problem, however he is saying

the cost of making central UK govt compliant has doubled to between #6 and #9 billion (not one for porecision it seems)

Tthe Inland Revenue is "going backwards" (hurrah), it is planning to replace 7 large systems between Oct and Nov 99, we all know what the chances of that succeeding are

The MOD is nowhere

The Bank of England has set aside only #8 bn extra cash

However the govt spokeswoman (glynis flowerpower) is saying that although some govt depts are now behind they'll all be compliant in July (99)

-- dick of the dale (rdale@coynet.com), March 23, 1999


Gee Richard,

Do you think if "they" keep saying "no problem" long enough, that potential Y2K repercussions will just morph into their "chill out" reality?

Create your own reality by saying it "isn't so?" Interesting preparation strategy.

Time, waits for no one.


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), March 23, 1999.

Well, Diane, our president has been doing pretty well with this tack.

-- Greybear (greybear@home.com), March 23, 1999.

The technique creates splendid illusions but, "Time and Tide wait for no man".

-- Hardliner (searcher@internet.com), March 23, 1999.

Been a while since a typo actually parsed out correctly, or is "timerity" a curious case of "timorous" as in a timorous beastie??

chuck turning in his gramar and spelling police card for something closer to what he deserves.

Think point, cone, D word,

-- Chuck, a night driver (reinzoo@en.com), March 23, 1999.

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