Re: The Flat Earth?

Bob Casanova (
Mon, 1 May 1995 16:17:52 GMT

In article <> (Grant Edwards) writes:
>From: (Grant Edwards)
>Subject: Re: The Flat Earth?
>Date: Sun, 30 Apr 1995 14:53:23 GMT

>Robert Roosen ( wrote:
>: Andrew Skolnick ( wrote:

>: : Sorry Robert, but you got your facts wrong. Those two ships didn't fall
>: : off the edge of the earth. They disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle.

>: Wow. So once again a theory was proven even though the data were
>: incorrect.
>: Of course, if people would stop calling it the Bermuda Triangle
>: and start calling it the Sargasso Sea again, the mystery of the missing
>: ships would be explained.

>There is no mystery. Ships don't go missing in the Bermuda Triangle
>(Sargasso Sea, if you prefer) any more frequently than they do anywhere
>else. Everybody think thier little chunk of water is particularly dangerous
>and mysterious:

> The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down,
> of the big lake they called Gitchegoomee.
> The lake it is said never gives up its dead,
> when the winds of November come early.

Actually, "when the skies of November turn gloomy.", but who's counting...

> -- Gordon Lightfoot, "The Wreck of the Edmond Fitzgerald"

>Grant Edwards | Microsoft isn't the | Yow! Either CONFESS now or
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> | is the question, and | COURT''!!
> | the answer is no. |

Bob C.

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