Re: virus: Eye of the Needle

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Mon, 15 Sep 1997 19:09:03 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 15 Sep 1997, Tim Rhodes wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Sep 1997, Brett Lane Robertson wrote:
> > My reasoning is that there was a more
> > "material" nature to ancient life (less leasure to "wool-gather"--more
> > sewing and less weaving).
> This isn't a coment on the rest of the post, just this one small point:
> In order to sew someone has to have wolven a fabric for you to sew
> together, no?
> Which came first, the chicken or his stylin' new duds?

Actually, no. Sewing works on furs and leathers too, though it's damn
hard work.

Both weaving and sewing were probably invented before chickens, however.

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