OT: Phases of the moon

Cruise Director SeaFuncSpam at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 09:01:34 CEST 2005

Ulrich Hobelmann wrote:
> Paul F. Dietz wrote:
> > Bart Lateur wrote:
> >
> >> As a similar example: I've been told by various women independently,
> >> that "there are more babies born near a full moon."
> >
> > That's also a myth.
> Right, everybody knows that it's not natural (moon) light that
> influences reproductive behavior, it's artificial light -- TV.
> When TV is turned off by a power failure, lots of people that usually
> never have sex start making love, and lots of people that usually use
> contraception lose their minds and forget about it.
> 9 months later more babies are born, unless that's also a myth.

But the myth in question is babies being *born* under natural or
artificial light.  Not being conceived.

Brandon J. Van Every
   (cruise (director (of SeaFunc)
           '(Seattle Functional Programmers)))

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