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Re: CHAT: Brook Conner's signature (was: HW recognition)

From:Terrence Donnelly <pag000@...>
Date:Thursday, November 18, 1999, 15:25
At 10:43 AM 11/18/99 +0100, Irina wrote:
>On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Nik Taylor wrote: > >> One-eyed one-horned flying purple [people-eater] or >> One-eyed one-horned flying [purple people]-eater >> >> That is, is it a purple thing that eats people, or a thing that eats >> purple people? ;-) >> >> For that matter, maybe it eats one-eyed one-horned flying people. :-) > >This question came up on the NetHack newsgroup a while ago (it's one >of the things you see in the game when you're hallucinating) and the >consensus was that it had one eye and one horn, could fly, and ate >purple people. Not being a purple person I don't have any first-hand >experience with it ;-) >
Long ago, I had a plastic statue of a purple people eater. It was an all-over, dark purple. I don't know about the people it ate. -- Terry