Re: Any thoughts?

Ralph L Holloway (rlh2@COLUMBIA.EDU)
Sat, 27 Jul 1996 00:15:48 -0400

On Fri, 26 Jul 1996, Jeannine Jarvis wrote:

> At 11:25 a.m. 7/26/1996 -0500, you wrote:
> >...It seems that ourgeographer lectured on how southern African Bushman
> have enlarged buttocks so they can store water like camels for travelling
> across the desolate
> >landscape.
> Forgive my anatomical naivete, but why the buttocks and not some other part
> of the body?
Is this for real, or are the summer doldrums getting to the audience? No,
goddamn it, the Bushman do not store water in their steatopygeous
buttocks. It is believed that that condition relates to fat storage.
R Holloway