All I know is that at West Minister Abbey, where all the great
English poets, including T.S.E. are either buried or commemorated,
there is, in the Abbey cloister, a manhole cover with the name
Thomas Crapper, eng. engraved on it. Seems he was a mechanic
who made a quantum leap in coprological engineering -- obviously
a species of partical that physics has yet to find a way to measure.
Eliot got it off in one shot - bullshit.
From: Richard Seddon [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 9:51 AM
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Subject: Re: Discussion
According to my Webster's unabridged, coprology does produce an interesting
variety of fascinating literary discussion topics, any of which is
infinitely more interesting than mechanical engineering. T. S. Eliot would
have been much more at home with coprology than quantum mechanics. Are you
suggesting definition 1 or 2? Do you have special expertise in one or the