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#118751 - 01/05/04 03:58 PM Re: Oh, S.H.I.T.  
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I do like to keep you amused.
Ha! Scored again!

#118752 - 01/07/04 09:33 PM Re: Oh, S.H.I.T.  
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The S.H.I.T. in question was probably guano, which in the past was shipped in considerable amounts from Peru and islands off south America to Europe as a source of nitrogen fertilizer. Considering the explosive nature of the likely components of the guano - - amonium nitrate, it's quite possible there was a realistic concern about what was slopping about in the bilge.

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