[Milton-L] Why oh Why

Conrad Bladey cbladey at verizon.net
Wed Feb 20 12:33:59 EST 2008


Ok now before you stray too far...must get you back to topic...

What would Milton do?
(WWMD)

Would he read the National Enquirer?

CB

Horace Jeffery Hodges wrote:

> Well, I did yesterday. I'm back in my Ozark hometown for the first time 
> in 13 years, and I found myself -- as an inquiring person -- staring at 
> the headlines of The National Enquirer as I stood in the checkout line 
> at the Town and Country store. Apparently, Jennifer Aniston wishes that 
> she'd had Brad's babies...
>  
> Jeffery Hodges
> 
> "Dr. Larry Gorman" <larry at eastwest.edu> wrote:
> 
>     Do you read The National Enquirer because it’s there?
>      
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>     From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu
>     [mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of bill hilton
>     Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:07 AM
>     To: John Milton Discussion List
>     Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Why oh Why
>      
>     Or, if Dr. Wittreich's answer (via Dr. Herman) won't work, Mike, try
>     Hillary's reason for climbing Mt. Everest:
> 
>         because he's THERE.
> 
> 
>     Apologies for the off-topic pedantry, but the line 'because it's
>     there' belongs not to Edmund Hillary, but to George Leigh Mallory,
>     who may or may not have made it to the summit of Everest in 1924,
>     and at any rate was killed on the way down. He offered the response
>     (in, according to contemporary accounts, a tetchy rather than an
>     idealistic tone of voice) to a reporter during a publicity visit to
>     New York the year previously.
> 
>     One of the many reasons that it's a shame Mallory didn't make it is
>     that he was, by profession, an English teacher - probably his most
>     famous pupil was Robert Graves, who paints an interesting portrait
>     of the man in _Goodbye_To_All_That_.
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> 
> University Degrees:
> 
> Ph.D., History, U.C. Berkeley
> (Doctoral Thesis: "Food as Synecdoche in John's Gospel and Gnostic Texts")
> M.A., History of Science, U.C. Berkeley
> B.A., English Language and Literature, Baylor University
> 
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