Re: virus: a tangent

Dave Pape (
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 21:06:19 GMT

At 19:44 23/03/97 -0800, Eva wrote:
>On Sun, 23 Mar 1997, Tim Rhodes wrote:
>> On Sat, 22 Mar 1997, Dan Plante wrote:
>> > Sherlock Holmes
>> > and Moriarity could both be seen to have highly complex or "highly
>> > evolved" minds (or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle even more so).
>> And remember, Holmes shot-up coke. The "highly emotional" state seems to
>> have been a necessary counter-point to this characters "elementary
>> deductions".
>The way I remember it, Holmes did cocaine when he wasn't solving a case
>because it was the only way to temporarily ease the boredom of his
>insufficiently occupied mind.

I thought it was opium. I think there's a line from Dr Watson along the
lines of "Eh Shez lad, yers wanna knock dat skag right on the napper mate.
It'll fucken cane yer swede in."

Dave Pape
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