tongue in cheek
stuartf at PEGASUS.CC.UCF.EDU
Mon Sep 19 07:05:30 CDT 2005
looks like the work of gena if you ask me.
> S18M5 5-17PM
> According to the "Worth Noting" feature in the July-August 2005
> issue of The Humanist, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald
> Rumsfeld have just been accorded a truly unique honor. They've
> had bugs named after them!
> Assigned the task of naming 65 newly-discovered species of
> slime-mold beetles, entomologists Quentin Wheeler and Kelly B.
> Miller named three species for the president, vice-president and
> defense secretary: Agathidium bushi, Agathidium cheneyi and
> Agathidium rumsfeldi.
> (provided by J. Dunphy)
> Entomologists reporting from New Orleans were still debating
> whether to include a number of slime mold bugs and dung beetles
> recently discovered there.
> Bill ("El Cucaracho") Gates was unavailable for comment regarding the
> rumor that names had been suggested for each of the Windows 98's
> 300,000 bugs which were known when the Operating System was released.
> --Gorpus T. Hogwaller
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