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Re: The latest crime wave

Well, Bonnie, here's another one for you to answer.  The "Ask Marilyn"
column in the Parade magazine today listed questions that stumped Marilyn.
Do black cows get hotter out in the midday sun than white cows?  This was an
actual question of curiosity, not meant to hurt anyone, not even the cows.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, December 21, 2003 11:35 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] The latest crime wave

> Know what you mean.  This week listened to an interview with a New York
> actor who has a part in Tennessee William's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof".  He
> has to project a Mississippi accent.  When asked how he did it, he said
> that he "thought redneck".  I have lived in this region most of my life
> married into it...an accent has nothing to do with being a "redneck".   To
> me a typical New York stereotype.  I love to tell a story on my beloved
> York brother-in-law.  I once settled an argument between him and my sister
> as to whether or not cows laid down.
> Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
> > [Original Message]
> > From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 12/18/2003 2:52:37 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] The latest crime wave
> >
> > In a message dated 12/18/2003 5:42:03 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > jsinger@igc.org writes:
> >
> > > Big news on Tampa TV today is the theft of an exotic dancer's Burmese
> > > python. Theft reported on the 5 AM news; recovery reported on the 5 PM
> > > news. Can't imagine who would want to steal a 20-foot snake, but
> > > criminal minds work in mysterious ways. Can't even imagine what one
> > > would do with it once stolen. When interviewed about the theft [AM
> > > news], the dancer was asked if the snake was dangerous. She said, "No.
> > > Actually, he's kind of shy." I thought you'd be interested.
> > >
> > Speaking of crime waves, Jim, I just finished indexing the political
> > biography of Bob Graham.  It was supposed to come to me in October, but
> when he
> > dropped out of the presidential race, it was held until now he has
> decided to make a
> > play for vice-president.  I do understand about politcal biographies,
> > this writer (not Graham, of course) is an obvious Northeastern
> establishment
> > liberal "intellectual" Democrat.  His opinion of Florida voters,
> especially those
> > of the northern part of the state and the panhandle, is very low. Since
> hail
> > from the panhandle, I find this rather annoying - especially since I
> for
> > a fact that New York State politics is just as backward and corrupt -
> > that ethnic issues play just as big a part here as there - just a
> different
> > ethnic.  I strongly suspect that any other state in the nation could
> provide just
> > as good, or bad, examples.  Look at California.
> >   All that said - needed to get it off my chest - I refuse to "talk
> politics"
> > with this group of friends.  We may not all agree, but I don't want to
> hear
> > about it.  I just wonder why this negative attack on Graham's home state
> voters
> > is supposed to make people want to vote for him.
> > Auralie
> >
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