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Saturday - May 25, 2013

From: houston, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: User Comments
Title: You are welcome
Answered by: Jimmy Mills

QUESTION:

Dear Mills, You are right. My elm has elm finger galls. Thank you

ANSWER:

Some folks might reply "no problem", but Mr. Smarty Plants prefers "you're welcome".

 

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