11/45 is alive (I'm singing "who's johnny")

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sat Jul 9 15:04:26 CDT 2005


> 
> 
> On Fri, 8 Jul 2005 23:58:52 +0100 (BST), ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk  
> (Tony Duell) recalled:
> 
> 
> > Yes. Just follow the normal colour code. You know :
> >
> > 0      1   2        3  4    5    6    7   8  9
> > Better Buy Resistor Or Your Grid Bias May Go West
> > L      R   E        R  E    R    L    A   R  H
> > A      O   D        A  L    E    U    G   E  I
> > C      W            N  L    E    E    E   Y  T
> > K      N            G  O    N         N      E
> >                     E  W              T
> >                                       A
> 
> Egads! One of the most sanitized versions of the mnemonic I have heard.

Well you can have 'Bad Boys Rape Our Young Girls But Violet Gives 
Willingly -- Get Some Now' if you prefer (the last 3 words being Gold, 
Sliver, None, for 5%, 10%, 20% tolerance). Or you can replace the first 
word by the colour it stands for for a very politically-incorrect version.

-tony



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