OMIGAWD who took the lid off that teapot??!!!!!!
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From: "Robin Hamilton" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 6:01 AM
Subject: Sparrow&Spider: A Joke
> WOULD +YOU+ LET YOUR DAUGHTER WALK UNDER A LADDER, MRS. WORTHINGTON?
> When he was eighty years old, someone asked Aeschylus, "When did you stop
> thinking about sex?"
> "Dunno," answered Aeschylus, "I'll let you know when it happens."
> Overhearing the remark (as the gods sometimes do), Zeus had an eagle fly
> overhead and drop a tortoise from a great height onto Aeschylus' bald
> Which did provide one answer to the question.
> And also demonstrates that it's not asking silly questions that causes
> problems, but trying to answer them.
> On the other hand, given the smile on Aeschylus' face when they wrapped
> up for burial, maybe there's another take on this.
> And there is a MORAL to this tale:
> Don't walk under an eagle flying overhead with a tortoise in its claws.