[Bell Historians] Beckenham bells - old postcard

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Mon Aug 16 17:42:04 BST 2004

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "LOVE, Dickon" 
<dickon.love at a...> wrote:
> > Ha ha! Why did you use the word "etch" in your original posting 
> "Etching" does not exclusively mean acid, as your dictionary will 
tell you -
> but this is starting to sound too semantically r-c and off topic - 
> round then! :)
> DrL 

Well, my Chambers Dictionary says it does, but printed circuits 
boards are sometimes etched with caustic soda, but that process 
probably came in after this dictionary was published ...it's so old, 
all the entries are in Latin!

End of topic!


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