Its a tiny mite that eats the crops here. They collect them, and mash them
into an edible dark-brown paste, which we spread on bread. Mmmmm.....
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Marlow" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 6:47 PM
Subject: you say vegemite, I say nannite
> Possibly; but nano to nannites seems to follow some
> kind of basic grammar. Nanites looks as though it
> would be pronounced nay-nights. (Then of course you
> have lovely terms like hippopotami.) And "molecular
> assemblers" is right out.
> What the heck is a vegemite, anyway? Been wondering
> that since Men At Work.
> john marlow
> Michael Broderick wrote:
> At 02:51 PM 7/01/01 -0800, John Marlow wrote:
> >I prefer nannites; call me eccentric.
> Shouldn't that be `eccenntric'?
> Damien Broderick
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