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BS: The Mother of all BS threads

Acme 03 Jan 07 - 02:17 AM
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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 03 Jan 07 - 02:17 AM

Some of those folks can hopefully pick up where they left off.

Did you see W escort Betty down the aisle for Gerald's funeral today? I bet he thought those folks were standing up for him.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 11:33 PM

It's an interesting metaphor, like one dipshit throws the wrong switch and all these dreams are shattered, all these lovemaking sessions torn asunder, all these nights of sleep running in parallel are simultaneously brought to a screeching, ugly, halt and several hundred souls are brought kicking and screaming back into common reality over huge protest. The villain escapes, unidentified, and three hundred souls grouse about him for days, souring their lives until something else comes along.

Kinda like W, in a way.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 05:07 PM

Mrs. Bee and I had one of those 2:30 AM alarms at a hotel we stayed in this past October. The alarm had one of those "modern" tones instead of a good old-fashioned fire sireeeeen, and it wasn't really all that loud. In our sleep-disoriented states we thought it was the bedside alarm clock going off and started beatin' hell out of the thing trying to get it to shut up. By the time we realized it was a fire alarm, we would have been dead if it had been a real fire instead of just some idiot smoking in the hallway.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 04:26 PM

Bankers believe quite rightly that imaginary numbers should be reserved for business plans, not applicants for loans. The square root of minus 1 has no place in such an application, unless it happens to be your Social Security number. Which would make you either terribly old, or a Republican.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 04:17 PM

42


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 11:03 AM

All numbers are immaterial. They are simply constructs of human scientists, created to create confusion and dissention among us. This is easily shown by the "kinds" of numbers there are: imaginary, irrational, irrelevant, irregular, regular, rational, real, unreal, even, odd, queer, different, indifferent, Fibonnuci, weird, wrong, impossible, whole, fractional, differential, partial, impartial, and many, many others.

Have you ever tried to tell your bank that you have plenty of money in your account because they use "real" numbers and you use "imaginary" ones? They won't accept your figures. Take it from me, they won't.

And to hear Mathematicians talk about numbers! Why, I haven't hear such language since Polecat Joe called Foul Fred a nasty name over at the Legion Hovel and Fred replied with something that turned a whole square mile bright blue and then Joe...well, it was something to hear, and mules all over Eastern Idaho sighed in reminiscence.

Should you doubt any of this, I refer you to the epic "The Society On The Stanislaus" by Mr. Brett Harte, a real author.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 10:37 AM

Well I'm definitely not doing my part then. I think I've had maybe one or two hot dogs in the last year.

Then again, I'm in Australia. I wonder what the statistics are here?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 10:30 AM

oops! I guess my finger slipped when I typed; but 53 *is* closer to the correct answer (55) then is 5.5. Much closer.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 10:26 AM

By George he's got it!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 10:17 AM

By the way, 16,500,000,000 divided by 300,000,000 is exactly 55. No need to round down.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 12:30 AM

I wish I had some Amos, but alas I don't. Having just tumbled out of bed myself, I didn't have the presence of mind to take my camera out with me. Probably just as well in some ways, but still....

Word pictures will have to do instead ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 02 Jan 07 - 12:03 AM

I like the part about folks tumbling out from unexpected bedrooms. I still want pictures.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: JennyO
Date: 01 Jan 07 - 10:42 PM

We had that happen a few years ago in the dead of night at a hostel in the mountains of Snowdonia in Wales, when our choir was touring the UK. Most interesting of all, was seeing which rooms which people came out of, in various states of undress with gowns wrapped hastily around them ;-)

It turned out to be a childish prank. Some that had been disturbed were NOT AMUSED!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 01 Jan 07 - 02:33 PM

I had that happen in a hotel a few years back--I saw a bunch of teenaged boys flee the building as I stood near the window grasping my ears tightly to try to block the pain from the noise. I knew it was a prank--and I knew who pulled it. My head hurt for a while after that.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 01 Jan 07 - 01:19 PM

OOOH!!! FIRE ALARM!! Did you all have to traipse out onto the street ion your jammies??? I want pictures!!!



A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 01 Jan 07 - 10:27 AM

Some unmentionably ignorant, uncaring, selfish, louse-covered, scrofolous, pox-ridden, son of a ditch whore pulled the fire alarm at the hotel this morning at 2:30 a.m. I am not please.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 01 Jan 07 - 10:21 AM

Happy New Year, Mom.


This morning. a great many silly folks will be starting the New Year by wishing they hadn't been so free ushering it in. Silly way to start, by making yourself sick and then getting over it.

But Happy Year to all my MOAB sibs anyway. I know they are much smarter than that.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 01 Jan 07 - 02:44 AM

I'm stopping on the floor for now--I have it about half-way completed. I took a break and brought the dogs in for about 45 minutes at midnight. They normally never come in the house so they found it pretty exciting for a few minutes. The pit bull calmed right down, the catahoula took a bit longer, but after about 20 minutes they were both lying quitely on the floor at my feet. While the cats are locked safely in the bedroom. Too bad the dogs can't come in more and calm down, but they haven't mastered the "cat's have tons of power so you'd damned well better leave them alone" lesson yet. We heard fireworks (illegal in town) and pistols (way illegal anywhere on this kind of occasion) going off.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 11:58 PM

Were they nude?

I'm scraping the adhesive from the floor in my front hall. Maybe next week I can finally put down the tile that has sat in boxes for several years. It's about time!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 11:04 PM

That George and Martha Feldenstern, from Mount Vernon, Idaho. LEst there be any misunderstanding. They called him over to a corner on the sidewalk outside the Capitol grounds, where they needed help reading their map. They were holding it upside down, so Rapaire was able to be of assistance.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 08:21 PM

I might have eaten two, maybe.

Happy Nude Year, Mom. I'm going to be bed early. Had a had day touring Mt. Vernon -- George and Martha asked me over.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 07:50 PM

I fell down on my end of the hot dog consumption grid, I'm afraid. I might have eaten five or six this year. I remember buying a pack of them to use for lunches last summer but the kids weren't too interested in them (so of course, mom ate them for lunches rather than waste food).


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 02:56 PM

Thanks for the correction, MMario. My calculator ran out of zeros and I had to rely on my brain. A poor substitute.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 01:34 PM

They even LOOK like unmentionable parts, but I won't say which ones, nor of what they may be parts, else they would be declassified as unmentionable parts.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 10:52 AM

check your math. 16.5 billion divided by 300 MILLION is more then 5.5; in fact, it is closer to 53


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 31 Dec 06 - 10:20 AM

That's because so many of them are made from unmentionable parts.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 10:54 PM

That sounds like a lot of hot dogs, but when you divide that 16.5 billion by a population of 300 million it's only 5.5 dogs per person per year. Somebody's not doing his share.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 09:18 PM

Different etymologies, amigo. hamburger was named as an entity whole, not an element thereof.

"Charles Panati traces the origins of "hamburger" as follows:

Origins in a medieval culinary practice popular among the Tartars, who shredded the low quality (i.e., tough) beef. Whence we get steak tartare (they didn't use capers and eggs though).
Russian Tartars introduced it to Germany prior to the 14th century. The Germans mixed in regional spices and the dish was eaten both cooked and raw and became common among the poorer classes. In Hamburg, the dish acquired the name "Hamburg steak" during a visit by a visiting Irish chieftan who was an ancestor of John F. Kennedy (well, I might be joking about the Chieftan part).
The dish went to England and met with Dr. J.H. Salisbury. This guy was a food reformer and physician (popular combo in those days, it seems) who was big on shredding all foods prior to consumption to improve digestability. He was also big on eating beef 3 times a day, washed down by hot water. Now we get Salisbury steak which was no big deal until Swanson over promoted it (well I might be semi-kidding about Swanson).
Concurrently, Hamburg steak travelled with German immigrants to the US in the 1880s and we get "hamburger steak," then "hamburger." The timing of the bun business is not known though Panati says that by the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, it was already a sandwich and was also known as "hamburg."
Regarding the "hot dog", this delicacy is dated back to 1500 B.C. in Babylonia (I guess that explains the taste of many of the modern ones). Suffice it to say that stuff meat in animal intestines was (and still is) a pretty popular culinary approach.

Some highlights though, included the big (heh) role played by sausage in the Roman festival Lupercalia where Panati says other writers alluded that the sausage may have played a role beyond mere foodstuff. Anyway, the early Roman Catholic Church made sausage eating a sin and Constantine banned its consumption.

In the 1850s, the Germans made thick, soft, and fatty sausages from which we get "frank." In 1852, the butcher's guild in Frankfurt introduced a spiced and smoked sausage which was packed in a thin casing and they called it a "frankfurter" after their hometown. The sausage had a slightly curved shape supposedly due to the coaxing of a butcher who had a popular dachshund. The frankfurter was also known as a "dachshund sausage" and this name came with it to America.

The two Frankfurters who introduced the frankfurter to the US were Antoine Feuchtwanger (in St. Louis, Mo.) and Charles Feltman, a baker who had a push cart on New York's Coney Island. Supposedly, Feltman's pie business couldn't compete with the hot dishes sold by the inns there, and decided to sell one kind of small hot sandwich, the frankfurter, since his cart couldn't handle anything fancier or offer greater variety. He served them with traditional mustard and sauerkraut, it was a hit, and he opened Feltman's German Beer Garden. In 1913, he hired Nathan Handwerker to help him out at US$11/week.

Two frankfurter fanatics, Eddie Condon and Jimmy Durante (yep, the ones), were pissed that Feltman raised his franks to US$0.10 and convinced Handwerker to break off and sell 'em for US$0.05. And that's what that traitor, er, canny businessman did in 1916. So he opened a concession using his wife's Ida recipe. He promoted it by offering free dogs to the docs at Coney Island Hospital on condition that they eat at his stand with their dress whites and prominently displayed stethoscopes (obviously, the current of ethics in the medical profession go back a ways). This was a hit.

As an aside, Handwerker then Clara Bowtinelli, who bagged out and turned down possible fame and fortune toiling in a dog joint to become Clara "The It Girl" Bow.

Anyways, the sausage was known as frankfurters, red hots, dachshund sausages, wieners, etc. By this time, there was a guy, Harry Stevens, who owned a refreshment concessionaire who had made popular doggies at NYC baseball games. His vendors supposedly called out "Get your red-hot dachshund sausages!" (You can see why this became shorted later on.)

In the summer of 1906, a Hearst paper cartoonist, Tad Dorgan was inspired by the shape of the sausage and the calls of the vendors to sketch a cartoon with a real dachshund, smeared with mustard, in a bun. Supposedly, while he was at the office refining the cartoon, he couldn't spell the name of the damn dog so he made the caption "get your hot dogs."

Anyway, this guy Dorgan was considered a major cartoonist and has had retrospectives to his work, and historians, archivists, and curators generally credit him with the name, but the supposed cartoon has never been found.

BTW, the US produces something like 16.5 billion hot dogs per annum."


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 08:27 PM

And to further confuse the issue, if a sandwich make from a hamburger patty is called a hamburger, why isn't a sandwich made from a sausage patty called a sausage?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 08:07 PM

Perhaps if one were to slice two hotdogs lengthwise and serve them between two pieces of bread that would be a hotdog sandwich. Maybe it's the bun that produces the linguistic anomaly.

But why is a sandwich made from a round disk of ground beef called a hamburger while the disk itself, sans bread, is called a hamburger patty?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 07:33 PM

Because if you called it a hot dog sandwich it would cause a flap in Animal Protection circles. Not because there were dogs in it, but because the name implies an association with a potentially harmful concept which in turn might cause the not-too-bright to generate an unwelcome thought-picture in a dysfunctional mind, as a result of which they might then resist said picture and experience tension, distress, emotional upset and confusion all because you called it a hot dog sandwich.

I tell you, man. it's a jungle of eggshells out there!


A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 06:42 PM

Hey, Bruce, has the pottery season slowed down? Are you home guarding the property in case of high winds? Drop in more often, whatever the case.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 04:30 PM

Bee-dubya, some of the Indian nations used to enjoy dog as a ceremonial food -- the Sioux and Ojibway, for example. Story goes that two young fellas left the rez for the Big City -- country boys, you might say, and they stopped at an A&W for some eats (and other things). The only thing left was hot dogs, which the boys had never had before, but they were game and they each ordered one. They got to the table and the oldest peeked at his sandwich and said to his brother, "So, ah, what part of the dog did YOU get??"

Heard that at a pow-wow....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 04:02 PM

Hi, Mom!

Just stopped in to ask a question.

Why is it that if one makes a sandwich with ham it's a ham sandwich, and if one makes a sandwich with bologna it's a bologna sandwich, but if one makes a sandwich with a hot dog it's still just a hot dog?


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 03:12 PM

"With Ingrid Bergman as the hypotenuse."

Perk up, MOM!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 07:57 AM

Mom takes care of her own.

I don't know about the SW corner bit; that's what I was always told based upon tornadoes where I grew up. I do know that in a basement getting close to the wall in the direction the tornado is coming from (i.e., coming from the north, use the north wall) is a good idea because if the joists break a cavity will usually be created -- a little right triangle with the hypotenuse starting at the top of the foundation and ending some distance away from the wall.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 30 Dec 06 - 01:25 AM

No basement, just a concrete slab. That SW corner of the house thing is a myth. Best thing you can do to keep your house intact is be sure everything is closed tight. It's the places where wind can get in that allow it to pry off doors and roofs. Garage doors are the worst culprit.

We had a heckuva lot of rain. It will be interesting to see what it looks like in the morning. A lot of noise out there, the sirens going off every so often. And at one point every house and streetlight in the neighborhood was without power--execpt mine! How odd!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 07:50 PM

Get a couple jugs of water and some canned food, too. SW corner of the basement is best, if you have one. Take care!


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 07:45 PM

I'd forgotten that the electrician put an extra little breaker out in the circuit breaker box when they redid this house. Everything was on but my office plugs, and I had to go outside to trip that switch. Good thing!

Tornados have gone flying through on either side of us. Missed Mr. Bush in Crawford, darn it. I'd say one natural disaster deserves another . . .

More stuff headed this way--there is a steady stream of wet warm air moving up from the Gulf of Mexico. It's running into something--maybe that cold air that froze up Denver? Anyway, MOM, I have my portable radio and tv and flashlight and a pillow and sleeping bag and I'll camp out in the hallway if I have to.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 04:24 PM

Comrades, now the world is ours!
Gently flow its open sewers
Should a corpse come floating by
Yours is not to reason why.
If you do, much though we sorrow,
You'll be in there too, tomorrow.

                -- Richard Armour, It All Started With Marx


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 03:45 PM

Well, shit. We're under a tornado watch now. Sounds like that sucker is headed this direction, about 15 minutes down the road.


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 03:43 PM

Good for what ails you -- a pico-newton force sensor!!

"The measurement of mass can be carried out at the 10^-21 gram (zeptogram) level (www.aip.org/pnu/2005/split/725-1.html) and of force to the 10^-18 newton (attonewton) level (Arlett et al., in Nano Letters, 2006).

But for many measurements in the cell biology world, this is too
much sensitivity. Forces in this realm are typically at the
piconewton (1 pN=10^-12 newton) level. Examples include the force
applied by the kinesin molecular motor protein to transport vesicles
(6 pN), the force needed to unzip a DNA molecule at room temperature
(9-20 pN), or the force needed to pull a DNA apart by pulling on
opposite ends (65 pN).

Biophysicists need a cost-effective force
sensor that works reliably in water at the pN level. Steven Koch and
his colleagues at Sandia National Labs are well along on delivering
the needed sensor.

The core of the device is a spring one millimeter
long but only a micron thick and is fabricated using a standard
polysilicon micromachining process. This spring operates according
to the classic experiment conducted by Robert Hooke in the 17th
century: the force exerted on the spring equals the amount of the
spring's compression or extension multiplied by a spring constant,
which in this case is about 1 piconewton per nanometer. "

Just in case you ever wondered how much force it takes to rip DNA apart or something like that. A Newton is about the amount of force that a Big Mac exerts when it hits the floor after falling off the table. OR, perhaps, the force delivered by gentle slap of an offended but affectionate girl standing 5'2" in stockings in a room heated to 68.9 degrees F. delivered from a distance of less than two meters. And I am speaking from experience.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 03:30 PM

Strangely warm weather today, MOM. Near 70, heavy overcast, tornado watch until this evening. My calendar says it is winter so I have bread baking and a chicken in a roasting pan. But it feels like we should have the barbecue up and running.

I've cut way back on the foods I'm willing to eat when I'm travelling, or even dining out around town. Some foods prepared in bulk for food service cause me real problems and great discomfort. Lettuce, for one. Seems pretty benign, right? Nope. They treat it with stuff to keep it from wilting or turning brown. Whatever that is, it makes me sick as a dog (though I've never seen my dogs sick like a human. . . knock wood. . . )


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 03:19 PM

I have consulted with the Author's Edition of the Akashic Records, MMario, and he says you are perfectly right.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: MMario
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 03:14 PM

everyone always gets that qoute wrong...

it's actually:

Up from the Valley of Death,
MOABites thundered


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 03:12 PM

Half a page, half a page,
Half a page downward
Bound for the 15 and 5,
MOABites thundered.
Yea, though the figures lie
Yea, though the BS flies
Theirs not to wonder why!
Theirs but to do, or die!
While the world wondered!
Fazed not by shell or bomb!
Flawless in brave aplomb!
Giving their all for Mom!
Into the Valley of Death,
MOABites thundered


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 01:33 PM

I guess "magnaminious in my selfishness" is kinda like a low-grade copy of enlightened self-interest.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Rapparee
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 08:50 AM

Yes, that's what I thought. I'm magnanimous in my selfishness.

I'm feeling much, much better today too. I think it was a touch of "something I ate."

But I would still like to visit Gettysburg....


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Amos
Date: 29 Dec 06 - 12:44 AM

Oh, there's a lark for you; invade Maxie's place and set everyone to sweating and vomiting. Fiendishly droll. Yes, better that you took a pass.

A


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Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
From: Acme
Date: 28 Dec 06 - 09:11 PM

Yup, but with a house full of tiny tots, I'm sure he appreciates you keeping your germs to yourself!


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