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#56704 03/15/02 06:44 PM
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>I'll bet few members remember...

>>define 'few'.

Define "member".

I re-member. [showing his age -e]



#56705 03/15/02 07:04 PM
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I remember fallout shelters too.

A poem from those days, by E.Y. Harburg:

Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a shelter
Worthy of Kubla Khan's Xanadu dome,
Plushy and swanky with posh hanky-panky that affluent yankees can really call home.

Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a shelter,
A push-button palace, fluorescent repose,
With electric devices for facing a crisis with frozen fruit-ices and cinema shows.

Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a shelter
All chromium kitchens and rubber-tile dorms,
Whose waterproof portals will echo the chortles of weatherproof mortals in hydrogen storms.

What a great come-to-glory emporium!
To provide a deluxe moratorium
From the nuclear heat, to beguile the elite
In a crème de la crème crematorium.



#56706 03/30/02 08:46 PM
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Sniff!..Sniff!.. I am too young! I know nothing of Quemoy and Matsu. They sound like exotic breeds of dogs to me.! Wail!!!Sob!!!!


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