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IAS vs World Aroid Society
From: Paul Tyerman ptyerman at ozemail.com.au> on 2001.07.23 at 01:06:35(7089)|
>It seems that the euphemism that Ron used, the "World
>Aroid Club" was received as a threat to many of you
>while I understood it to be just a name for where the
>IAS should be headed. No one wants to change the NAME
>of the I.A.S., just it's approach to global outreach.
I can't understand what all the fuss is about? The IAS stands for the
International Aroid Society doesn't it? International implies World?
Why change name/refer to it differently when we're already talking about
the same thing? If it was a National Aroid Society then it would be one
country, but the International means it breaks national borders.
My 2 cents worth (although with the current Australian currency...... based
from the US that is only my 1 cent worth )
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