Re: NANFA-- Re: Licentious Mermaids ?

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 02 Apr 2001 18:17:27 -0400

I dunno, looking at the headline and the text makes me think the whole thing
was an elaborate goof upon the gullible. The headline: "Puget Nimrods Nab
Nimble Nymph". Sure, OK! And the text depends upon "a leading authority" at
a business involving the word "Shoppe". Nowadays you only find this kind of
writing at TheOnion or its imitators around the web.

"A leading authority" was the original "4 out of 5 doctors agree" as a dead
give away of goofiness in a claim. A friend of mine is a Subgenius Prophet,
based on his credentials of being "a leading authority" (on nothing in

Good find, Jay! Journalists take themselves too damn seriously these days.

--Bruce "Yellow Press" Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL

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