Friday, December 15, 2006

While Visiting Griffith Observatory

He: ...but then they aren't really sure Pluto is a planet anymore.

Me: Well, they are sure, they all got together and decided it isn't a planet. Now it's a 'dwarf planet.'

He: Wait a minute, that seems a bit rude. So are they now saying dwarves aren't really people?

8 comments:

Citizen H said...

Well, it's not as if Neptune and Saturn are going to shotgun a case of Miller High Life and toss Pluto around.

Just sayin'...

whosyourhuckleberry said...

I don't H, Uranus is a bit of a thug...

Grant Miller said...

Or is it a Little People planet?

The Frito Pundito said...

No wonder Voyager picked up the strains of "Hi ho, hi ho" as it sped by Pluto

jt castleton said...

just because a scientist says something, doesn't mean we have to listen. i, for one, don't believe in dinosaurs.

The Ambiguous Blob said...

Now, that's right on target!

steve said...
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steve said...

Its been so long that I was able to post a comment that I had to scrap the previous due to all manner of errors... thats really sumpthin' coming from me so here we go again....
"like Aleaxander's ashes I am still Alexander"...
Pluto now has the distinction of having been "de-frocked" and were I a Planet,or had been a planet, as the case may be, would enjoy that greatly. Any press is good press!!! Merry Christmas!!!