RE: NANFA-- Crawdad

Jay DeLong (
Sun, 27 Jan 2002 22:44:27 -0800

Zooboy must have been Bill Allen with the crayfish molts. I think I was
just trying to impress a pretty girl :-)

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

> -----Original Message----- > From: On Behalf > Of Edward Venn > Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2002 10:24 PM > To: > Subject: Re: NANFA-- Crawdad > > > Jay, > > Was your nickname by any chance Zooey or Zooboy? We had a > character like you > in 5th grade and he spent most of his year out in the hall. He > used to have > the strangest menangerie of pets that I ever saw. Once he got into > highschool we started calling him Doc Petvet. He ended up entering the > University of Guelph's vet dep't and the last I saw of him he was > on his way > to the Amazon. That was 25 yrs ago. > > > >I got into a big argument with my 5th grade teacher 40 years ago. because > >she didn't believe that they shed their skin. When a shell > appeared in the > >tank holding the 2 specimens I had put in the classroom fishtank, she > >thought that one had eaten the other. I told her that one doubtless had > >escaped and the other shed its skin. I hated it when people thought they > >knew more about stuff like that than I did. I still do. > > > >I had a lot of problems in 5th grade.

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