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Re: 'Little Green Men' - Lehmberg

From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg@snowhill.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 18:28:00 -0600
Fwd Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 07:44:15 -0500
Subject: Re: 'Little Green Men' - Lehmberg

 >From: Luis R. Gonzalez <lrgm@arrakis.es>
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Subject: Re: 'Little Green Men'
 >Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 21:03:51 +0100

 >>From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
 >>Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 09:27:54 EST
 >>Subject: Re: 'Little Green Men'
 >>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net

 >>This was a question that we researched carefully, back about a
 >>decade ago. Around the turn of the century (the last one, not
 >>the most recent), there was a comic strip know as The Yellow
 >>Kid, which was printed in yellow ink. It was wildly popular and
 >>newspaper editors kept tempting the writer with bigger pay
 >>checks and more perks so that he jumped from one newspaper to
 >>the next (and hence the term Yellow Journalism). To combat this,
 >>one editor created The Green Man, which was printed in green ink
 >>and dealt with a man from another world. Hence the idea that
 >>people not of Earth were green.

 >As one of Martin Kottmeyer's helpers during his investigation
 >into the origins of LGM I am very much interested in your

 >Can you point us to any illustration?
 >Preferably on the Web?

Vallee writes in his 'Anatomy of a Phenomenon' in 1965 on
page 153:

      Are these sightings coherent, and what are the
      characteristics most often attributed to their
      'entities' by the authors of such reports? What do we
      obtain if we seek to extract the chief features from
      these accounts?

      Let us hurry to claim that 'little green men', which
      everybody seems so fond of, have never been described
      in reality.

      "It is a curious fact," remarks I. Davis, "that it
      seems impossible to discover the exact origin of the
      word 'green' with saucer occupant reports. Where and
      when the expression 'little green men' was first used,
      by whom, why or in connection with what case, has not
      yet been determined."

      Our own efforts to clarify this point have proved
      equally vain.

      If we gather all reports that seem to present some
      guarantee of reliability, and if we try to extract
      from them a coherent interpretation, we have to divide
      the alleged occupants into two groups. On one hand, we
      find descriptions of men (more than fifty have been
      described in about twenty cases) similar to us in
      height and behavior; on the other hand, many accounts
      speak of "dwarfs" measuring between three and four
      feet in height...

Seems like that jury has been out a long time...

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