Latest addition to Laundry List

To: "John Layton" <>, <>, "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
Subject: Latest addition to Laundry List
From: Joe Barr <>
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 22:09:35 +1000

You are apparently unaware that in a typical household, sock numbers decrease at almost exactly the same rate as wire coat hangar numbers increase . This has led to the theory that men's socks are actually the pupal stage of wire coat hangers. The theory suggests that immature hangers pupate in pairs, of which only one is likely to successfully reach the mature 'wire' state. This explains why single socks remain from many pairs. Research to confirm the theory continues and is currently concentrated on discovering the means by which the newly hatched coat hangers move from the area of washing machines (the apparent trigger for hatching the 'sock' stage) into wardrobes, their preferred habitat.

Joe Barr

At 10:29 PM 19/07/2006, John Layton wrote:
Dear Geoffrey

Are you attempting to emulate Ogden Nash? And what the deuce is a vestrel?
Something you wear to vespers while watching crepuscular jackdaws flitting
about the vestry? And what happened to your fourth sock? Mine come in pairs.
Reminds me of the old Rolf Harris song, "Jake the Peg" about a bloke born
with an extra leg.

They should charge admission to this chat group. It's a load of fun and good
local birding fellowship/information.
John Layton.

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