Way out in left field--off topic

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Wed Mar 28 12:27:45 UTC 2001

I am shocked by this off-topic stuff! Why would a kid from 'Greater
Louisville' have any interest in hoops? Of course, why would kid from
Iowa even know what game it was?


>On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Laurence Horn wrote:
>Ron wrote:
>>  >I have been told by certain people at Duke that I should be focussing on
>>  >basketball right now--i hope this is not bad karma for the Michigan State
>>  >team, which i understand is #4 in the final 4.
>>  Not sure I know what you mean.  MSU was a #1 seed in its region (like
>>  Duke), while Arizona was a #2 seed in its region, and Maryland a #3.
>>  If any team is the least favored to win, it would have to be
>>  Maryland, but there aren't going to be any real upsets at this point.
>>  (But go with Duke if you want to be chalky.)
>If the showdown is between Duke and MSU, will Ron and Dennis still be
>talking?  Or would a showdown between Ron and Dennis be more fun to watch?
>Who would win?
>Virtually, Terry
>Terry Lynn Irons        t.irons at morehead-st.edu
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Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
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