Article: 261487 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <email@example.com> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 21x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 21:26:21 -0500 Organization: iTRiBE Mail to News Gateway Lines: 29 Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-ID: <email@example.com> X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4 PL23] X-Provider: iTRiBE, Inc <URL: http://www.itribe.net/> X-Gateway: Posted via the iTRiBE News<->Email gateway X-Disclaimer: iTRiBE, Inc. neither endorses nor assumes any responsibility for the contents of this posting. Status: O CONTINENTAL DRIFT ***************** Geologists reacted with some surprise to the discovery that plates are propelled, not by heat transport or gravity, but by a quintillion insectoid legs scuttling across the ocean floor. Our continents were tremendously large, slow, stupid creatures -- but they were motile and aware. "So what you're saying," said the President incredulously, "is that the Himalayan uplift is really just Asia and the Indian Subcontinent locking horns?" The biologists noded. "It's a mating thing, sir; they both are courting East Africa." "What happens when one wins?" One scientist polished her glasses. "You might want to move troops out of Somalia, sir." -- This post is COPYRIGHT 1995, Andrew Solberg. All rights reserved. Standard usenet distribution is acceptable; other forms of reproduction or reprinting may be considered in violation of international copyright law. Andrew Solberg is HWRNMNBSOL: firstname.lastname@example.org, Math Dept., Rice U.