that sucks

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Fri Mar 28 02:39:12 UTC 2008

From: "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> "THERE IS NO GRAVITY--THE UNIVERSE SUCKS" is the way that I first saw
> it, as a graffito in pencil on the outside wall of the mess hall at
> Fort Devens, MA, in November of 1959.

To show you how good memory is, in 2004, you posted on the ADS-L board:

[quote, Wilson]At Fort Devens, MA, in October of 1960,
while standing in a chow line, I saw the following graffito on an
exterior wall of the mess hall: "There is no gravity. The

If you keep pushing back you memory a year at a time, perhaps you can even
invent the phrase.    :)

Sorry, Wilson, I'm certainly not digging at you personally.  But it just
shows how memories of when we "first remember" things can be tricky.

Sam Clements

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