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He should be drowned in Loch Ness," says 16-year-old schoolgirl Lois Mac Lennan. To be fair, those locals who have heard of Evans - and there are few who haven't - are split roughly fifty-fifty.
And some of the antipathy is more Anglophobic than personal.
Code formats were not completely standardized, but a little deciphering will generally yield the info of interest.
Note that many makers also stamped OEM (Original Eqipment Manufacturer) part numbers above or below the EIA code, in some cases parts makers or the customer elected not to include the EIA codes, so not all parts have them.
Raffishly tousled, unshaven, with his red-checked shirt and thick-rimmed Harry Palmer specs, he looks infinitely sexier and more relaxed than that bumptious, faintly rebarbative, ginger-haired geek who used to front The Big Breakfast.
You can well understand the adoration in the eyes of the pretty girl with dental braces who is now whispering in his ear; and the delight of the mother whose toddler Evans is handling with a jokey ease politicians would kill for.
He slags everyone off and thinks he can get away with it. He thinks he's above everybody," says John Griffin, 23 and unemployed, over a pint in Mr Gee's Café Bar.
Though it was a venial slip - an £8.22 restaurant bill had been doctored to read £18.22 - Evans insisted that the offender write a grovelling letter of apology which he proceded to read out to 7.5 million listeners. But when his host stations on TV and radio strive to tell him as much, he won't listen.
Did he really imagine that his most of his audience had not been guilty of similar "crimes"? To little avail did Channel 4 complain about the high expletive content in his evening show TFI Friday - it went on to breach the ITC's taste and decency guidelines three times in six weeks.
But many of the criticisms levelled at Evans apply as well south of the border: he's arrogant, rude, insensitive and bullying.
The lovable rogue of old has started to lose his charm.
These are codes often seen stamped on components found in US made vintage tube equipment.