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    Re: Some videos about sextants
    From: Hewitt Schlereth
    Date: 2011 Jan 10, 13:15 -0400

    Per Professor Henry Higgins: "There even are places where English
    completelydisappears/In America they haven't used it for years."  :-)
    On 1/10/11, Alan  wrote:
    > Mr. Cunliffe is an interesting speaker, one who is obviously familiar with
    > his subject however his Australian accent, correct me if I'm wrong makes him
    > a little hard to understand. Of course Australians probably think that
    > Americans "talk funny" too.
    > A more important aspect, problem actually is, I submit, the fact of a
    > continuous break up of the sound track. Mr. Cunliffe would speak for a few
    > seconds, followed by silence, followed by a few more seconds of dialogue,
    > followed once again by silence, making the thing difficult to follow.
    > I've noticed this problem with other computer videos at times, sometimes
    > described as "buffering" sometimes without explanation, as is here the
    > case.
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