Re: virus: Urban Legends

Dave Pape (
Sat, 22 Mar 1997 22:43:02 GMT

At 14:06 22/03/97 -0700, you wrote:
>At 12:16 PM 22/03/97 -0800, Tim Rhodes wrote:
>>The creepy part is that I heard this one from a friend that works for the
>>FAA. She received an offical Governmental Travel Warning about this.
>>Apparently its happened more than once and the victom wakes up in the tub
>>with an I.V. attatched and a note taped to his chest that reads, "DON"T
>>PANIC. Call 911."
>It is interesting how this added bit ("FAA", "official Govermental",
>more details) seems to lend the story more credibility thus enhancing
>its virility.

Surely that should read "virulence"? "Virility" would be how manly it is...
and while cutting people's livers out so often that the government start
issuiung warnings is pretty fcken manly, I reckon "virulence" resonates more
with our virus-related vocabulary. ;)

Dave Pape
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