(urth) Lake of Birds

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Wed May 23 03:03:39 PDT 2012

On 5/23/2012 12:26 AM, Bruno de Albuquerque Furtado wrote:
> "I was making a joke--a man with four arms is worth two men, as in the 
> Portuguese proverb.  (This leads us to Marc's ideas about the doubling 
> of limbs on Blue and Green.)"
> I thought it meant "armed fourfold" or something. But great sequence 
> of analogies!

I did not know the Portuguese were familiar with the races of old Mars.

Also, one could be four-warned. But if one needs to be warned four times 
. . . well, then you're useless. Usually you get only three warnings 
before being turned into a pig.

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