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#1 Tailspin45

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Posted 04 August 2020 - 08:31 AM

A friend ran an airplane ride business using vintage biplanes.

 

His brother bought a similar biplane and set up shop nearby. He'd hail people attracted by my friend's advertising. "Here for a biplane ride?"

 

My friend referred to him as his ex-brother.

 

I've wondered if the the same is true of David Dickinson who is peddling a new book called The Backyard Astronomer's Field Guide.

 

Terence Dickinson wrote the renown bestseller The Backyard Astronomer's Guide.

 

Ex-brothers?


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Posted 04 August 2020 - 08:46 AM

There is a Backyard Astronomer book by Davidson?smirk.gif



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Posted 04 August 2020 - 06:20 PM

There is a Backyard Astronomer book by Davidson?smirk.gif

Yike! Very bad typo, sorry.

 

Mod, can you help?


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#4 JOEinCO

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Posted 04 August 2020 - 07:44 PM

There is a Backyard Astronomer's Field Guide. No Davidson is sight. So the "brother of Terence" question remains.

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Posted 04 August 2020 - 07:51 PM

Yes, 

 

No Davidson is sight.

Yes, that was a typo, which means I only further confused the issue. I've asked moderator to fix my topic title. [FIXED]

 

Here's the other Dickinson (nay Davidson)

 

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Edited by Tailspin45, 05 August 2020 - 11:57 AM.


#6 JOEinCO

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Posted 04 August 2020 - 09:06 PM

Yes, that was a typo, which only further confused the issue. I've asked moderator to fix my topic title.

The Title had already been changed to Dickinson when I posted David Dickinson's cover's photo.



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Posted 05 August 2020 - 12:14 PM

What the Dickins??? grin.gif



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Posted 05 August 2020 - 12:16 PM

What the Dickins??? grin.gif

An interesting Twist; maybe it was Dickins son.

 

I had Great Expectation for the new book, but decided not to order it when I discovered it was a different author (which actually is true and not a pun).


Edited by Tailspin45, 05 August 2020 - 07:27 PM.



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