There Is No Cat

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Friday, January 31, 2003

Go ahead, feel terrible. Feel really terrible.

A pregnant woman out at a store in December without a coat tells a checkout woman "This is serious. I've been kidnapped. Call the authorities when I leave." You:

  1. Call the authorities when she leaves
  2. Joke with the kidnapper that she mentioned that he had kidnapped her
  3. Get "distracted" and forget about the whole thing until weeks later.

Would you believe B and C?

The stupidity of some people never fails to astound me. I mean, this clerk may be responsible for getting this poor woman killed. She couldn't find a phone book to call the police. That's what 911 is for; if you don't have 911 in your area, call the goddamned operator. But hey, at least she feels terrible about it now.

Posted at 6:37 AM

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Oh. My. God.

Posted by Mike at 6:57 AM, January 31, 2003 [Link]

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What do you mean there is no cat?

"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

- Albert Einstein, explaining radio


There used to be a cat

[ photo of Mischief, a black and white cat ]

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[ photo of Sylvester, a black and white cat ]

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