[Ads-l] Former successor

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 29 12:52:08 EDT 2017

I omitted a reference in my post in the thread with this title that was
started early this month. The "all you zombies" sentence is the closing
line of a short story by Robert A. Heinlein.¹ (

"I'm my own grandpa", which W. Brewer quoted in the post I was replying to,
is a song by Dwight Latham and Moe Jaffe.

¹ who in this context might well be going to have been² *Roberta Timeline*

² See Streetmentioner, Dr. Dan, *Time Traveler's Handbook of 1001
Tense Formations*

Mark Mandel

On Mar 11, 2017 1:14 AM, "Mark Mandel" wrote:

I know where I came from, but what about all you zombies?

On Mar 7, 2017 11:47 PM, "W Brewer" wrote:

> It sounds funny, I know. But it really is so. I'm my own grandpa. (That
> was said before I was born.) [Doo-doo doo-doo, doo-doo doo-doo ...]

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