Re: NANFA--Gambusia

Mark (
Fri, 13 Oct 2000 10:59:20 -0400

At 4:10 PM -0500 10/12/00, wrote:>The fabled "Star of
Gambusia", which was supposedly an amber
>sapphire, sank into the depths of folklore about the same time as
>Atlantis did. Scattered rumors of several sister gems have
>persisted over the millenia, but their existence has never been
>substantiated. If anybody claims to have one of these I would be
>highly sceptical.

Well, I wasn't going to tell anyone about this, but here goes - Sometime
time last year, in an undisclosed stream, in an undisclosed part of the
continent, under the fishing license of an undisclosed authority having
jurisdiction, I captured a large (for its species) undisclosed species of
aquatic vertebrate (family undisclosed). I noticed a twinkle in it's "eye"
and peering down it's "throat" I was stunned to find the most incredible
(name of object undisclosed) that I have ever seen! Needless to say, I
have to end this tale here, because if I told you what happened next, you
wouldn't believe me!

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