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From: Dave Korn <>
To: The Not-Exactly-True and Not-Always-Entirely-Beautiful-Either
	Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <>
Subject: Re: Hippos are Vegetarian
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2009 16:26:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct  7 16:55, Dave Korn wrote:
>> Aaron Humphrey wrote:
>>> Coincidentally, I just got the book "Hippo Eats Dwarf", a book on
>>> hoaxes, out of the library.
>>   Heh, your mail arrived while I was writing pretty much the same.  This is
>> one of the classic urban legends of internet history.  And it has a hippo in
>> it! :-)
> But then again, it *must* be true, right?

  Exactly.  Truth is beauty, hence beauty is truth; this story is beautiful,
therefore it must be true.  And if it isn't, it should be, so the best thing
we can do is help the rumour spread :-)


  reply	other threads:[~2009-10-07 16:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-10-07 14:08 zzapper
2009-10-07 15:37 ` Corinna Vinschen
2009-10-07 15:38 ` Aaron Humphrey
2009-10-07 15:40   ` Dave Korn
2009-10-07 16:07     ` Corinna Vinschen
2009-10-07 16:26       ` Dave Korn [this message]
2009-10-07 16:39         ` Corinna Vinschen
2009-10-07 17:59           ` Dave Korn
2009-10-07 22:43             ` Chris Sutcliffe
2009-10-08  0:03               ` Dave Korn
2009-10-08  2:32                 ` Morgan Gangwere
2009-10-07 15:46   ` zzapper

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