Two outrageous WOTYs

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 11 08:01:51 UTC 2009

Apparently, the fish pedicure is real and is literally that. I came
across mention of it in NewsTime or somewherother.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
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> "body-snarking" -- Is this from "[hunting for a] snark"?  But the
> snark is imaginary, whereas the posted bodies, presumably, are real.
> "fish pedicure" -- Gee, I missed an experience when I was snorkeling
> once and discovered a wrasse cleaning station; I should have stuck my
> feet down vertically.
> Joel
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