At 07:43 PM 2/14/00 -0800, Jeff wrote:
>Leave us not forget the subversively-indelicately-named protagonist in
>Dicken's (wasn't it?) Oliver Twist: Master Bates.
Oh boy, since we can't seem to stop playing with this subject, Jeff reminds
me of a children's cartoon show about pirates in England years ago. It too
had a character called Master Bates. But that wasn't enough. Oh no. They
also had a character named "Seaman Staines".
It's hard to imagine writers getting away with that these days. Or could
they really be so innocent?!
Max More, Ph.D.
President, Extropy Institute. www.extropy.org
CEO, MoreLogic Solutions. www.maxmore.com
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