[REBOL] Re: parse question
From: gchiu:compkarori at: 28-Jun-2001 8:48
On Wed, 27 Jun 2001 10:16:20 -0500
Joel Neely <[joel--neely--fedex--com]> wrote:
> Old joke:
> Prominent scientist gives a lecture on the space
> Little old lady comes up afterwards to speak with him.
> LOL: That was all very interesting, but it's nonsense.
> Everybody knows that the earth is flat and rests
> the back of a giant turtle.
> PS [humoring her]: Well, what does that turtle stand
> LOL: Each of his feet is on the back of another giant
> PS: Well, what do THEY stand on?
> LOL: Now, young man, you can't trick me. From there,
> turtles all the way down!
In "A Brief History of Time" by Stephen Hawking, 1988, page
1, the scientist in this tale is said to be Bertrand Russell
giving a public lecture on astronomy.