David Nicholson wrote: To ease their feelings in that direction they should be aware that Jim comes from a nation that persists in spelling the colour "grey" as "gray"! In the frist place, might I note that gray is a color not a coulour. I always enjoy watching Brit-coms and mysteries presented by PBS. But, I laways have the subtitles turned on. I have long been of the opinion that English is a mutually unintelligible language. David E.