>Please remove my name from the list serve. I don't have time to wade through
>so many silly personal messages back and forth.  Its too bad because I have
>found the list valuable but but far too frustrating.

Too bad, Terri. Perhaps you don't realize, but TAN means tangent. You could
always set your e-mail reader to filter all TAN messages and then recieve
only those messages serious enought of be of interest to you. I have been
subscibed to lists that generate the amount of messages in a day that
sci-art generates in a busy week. And the noise/content ratio was much
worse. I used filters to do any wading for me. So goes the information age.
As for humor, when properly tagged (TAN), I think them a most valuable
addition to a day that is often fraught with pressure and framed by


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American Museum of Natural History

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