``I knew I was excited to read an article about a new way of manufacturing electronics using a property integral to salad dressing when I came across an article about a new way of manufacturing electronics using a property integral to salad dressing.''
``Lucky you did then, or what could you have done with the feeling?''( Collapse )
``A shortage of blue cheese dressing.''
``Oh ... yes. Good thing, then, that whoever discovered it wasn't dieting. We'd have to make electronics from light toast instead.''
Trivia: Pigeons do not have ``X'' and ``Y'' chromosomes, but instead have a single type of sex chromosome. Males have two copies of this; females one. Source: Superdove: How The Pigeon Took Manhattan ... And The World, Courtney Humphries.
Currently Reading: Baseball Before We Knew It: A Search For The Roots Of The Game, David Block. May have been a little hasty in declaring Abner Doubleday a Hindu. This appears to have been what his obituary said, in the attempt to simplify his Theosophical-connected beliefs in a way clear and concise enough that the average reader would get them wrong.