Re: RARA-AVIS: Suspense

Date: 03 Oct 2001


Re your post below:

> This is bit off-topic, but do you remember the
> Christopher Columbus
> movie (not the one by Ridley Scott, this one was
> with some jerk in the
> lead and Tom Selleck as the king) from some years
> back? They tried to
> develop suspense by asking: "Will Columbus find
> America?"

That reminds me of a skit I saw on TV. Queen Isabella, having just sent Columbus on his mission, turns to her husband and asks, "Do you think he'll really find a sea route to the Orient?" The King answers, "Yeah, if he doesn't bump into America first."


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