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Oops, thank You for correcting.   No indifference to
the spelling :) 

My bad, as they say here :)

--- Thomas Kissane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Isn't the fish "shad"?  If your colleague meant
> "Chad", the comment may have been risque.
>  
> Tom K 
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vishvesh Obla <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 09:36:42 -0700
> Subject: Chad ! (Thoreau quote source)
> 
> 
> Thanks Rick.  I read a little and it is very
> pleasant
> to read.
> 
> By the way, a colleague of mine once made a remark
> in
> one of my 9 O clock meetings that another colleague
> was late that day since he must have had Chad for
> breakfast! Chad is available in plenty in Hudson as
> well (which flows right behind my office), but it
> seems that it is full of bones and hence difficult
> to
> eat, but worth it :)  This fish has got itself into
> the general idiom to be referred in a meeting ! And
> she also told me that this fish is an inverted
> porcupine as well :)
> 
> 
> 
> --- "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> 
> > We have heard much about the poetry of
> mathematics,
> > but very little of
> > it has yet been sung.  The ancients had a juster
> > notion of their
> > poetic value than we.  The most distinct and
> > beautiful statement of
> > any truth must take at last the mathematical form.
> 
> > We might so
> > simplify the rules of moral philosophy, as well as
> > of arithmetic, that
> > one formula would express them both.
> > 
> > A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
> > by Henry David Thoreau
> > 
> > The Project Gutenberg etext of the book is at
> > http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext03/7cncd10.txt
> > 
> > Note that it has "statement" not "statements".
> > 
> > Regards,
> >     Rick Parker
> > 
> 
> 
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