collateral damage

James A. Landau <> JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Tue May 19 00:28:48 UTC 2009

I heard a new meaning of "collateral damage" from a former US Army paratrooper.  He was describing what happened when a (mentally challenged) pilot missed the drop zone and unloaded the paratroopers into a forest.  "It was a matter of looking at the woods and deciding which tree to hit to have the least collateral damage."

OT: from a meeting notice "group will meet in the smallest room in the Ventnor Library."  Luckily there were no British recipients of that e-mail.

OT: the take-out menu from one of our office's favorite lunch take-outs reads "For orders under $20, $1 will be added to the bill for fuel for our driver."

           James A. Landau
           test engineer
           Northrop-Grumman Information Technology
           8025 Black Horse Pike, Suite 300
           West Atlantic City NJ 08232 USA

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