At 02:17 AM 4/23/99 +0100, Doug Taylor wrote: >In article <[log in to unmask]>, Reef >Fish (Large Nassau Grouper) <[log in to unmask]> writes >>Speaking of whales and marine biology, there was a brief thread in >>Scuba-L about dolphins where someone brought up the notion of >>toothed whales, etc. in which I cited a short passage from >>Cousteau's books on the taxonomy of dolphins and whales, and I >>was flamed by some one college grad who was an English major but >>aspired to study for a Master's degree in marine biologist <G> >>because she thought *I* wrote that passage and told everyone >>how wrong I was (even had Doug Taylor fooled into congratulating >>her for having successfully de-tailed the Feeesh <G>) until I >>revealed that the passage that was flamed was a verbatim quote >>made by Scuba God Cousteau himself. :-) > >FUC5.2 - a casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that I had >lost faith in the Feeesh's infallibility :-) My, my. Doug the FUC-Master himself. You've been absent so long that I'm sure some folk here may have difficulty identifying you as one of the Gods around here. There are soooo many now. :-) > >Not so, my BHD reveals that I merely commented: > ><quote> >[from 7 Oct 1997 "Re: Greece- diving + dolphins-Jackie's Response;)"] Has it REALLY been that long since your hibernation? FUC 5.2! > FUC6.3 ! Well, it's pretty rare that the Feeesh gets caught with his > scales down, but this looks like it :-) > > (or is it FUC5.3 for me, Bob?) ></quote> Whatever. > >Anyway, the bait was good enough to fetch me out of lurking for now ;-) >Nice one, Bob. Like the fisherman says, if you bait/chum long enough, you bound to catch one. Glad to see you back. > >Safe diving to all, >-- >Doug Taylor >3.5 months to Cozumel and counting... >NED VP for arriving at the wrong time Just move your clock up a couple of months! -- Bob.