*** Dr G Polya BRILLIANTLY analyses the Virgina Shooting Incident ***

Rich Grise rich at example.net
Tue Apr 24 19:02:43 CEST 2007

On Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:00:56 -0700, bill.sloman wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2:09 pm, Quadibloc <jsav... at ecn.ab.ca> wrote:
>> The Real Andy wrote:
>> > Makes me wonder about the credibility of any statement Dr Gideon Polya
>> > makes.
>> .
>> I never thought that I would feel the urge to call someone an
>> edelweiss-eating Tanzanian devil, but Dr. Polya proved that I lacked
>> imagination.
>> (Note that "Tanzanian" is pronounced Tan.zan._ee_.yan, not
>> Tan._zayn_.ee.an; one wouldn't want to spoil the effect.)
> The effect is - in fact - more severely damaged by your confusion
> between Tasmania - where Dr. Polya actually lives - and Tanzania which
> is a country in Africa with a name similar enough to confuse semi-
> literate Americans. Tasmania is a reasonably large island (about the
> same size as Ireland) a couple of hundred miles south of the
> Australian mainland. It is a state of Australia (not Austria, which is
> where you'd need to go for edelweiss).



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