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Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet?

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 15:40:04 -0500
Archived: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:44:21 -0400
Subject: Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet?

>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 09:16:35 -0500
>Subject: Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet?

>>They weren't
>>released publicly until January 1st, 1886, when they were
>>published in the magazine L'Astronomie. Since then, ufologists
>>have crowed these photographs as the first photographic evidence
>>of UFOs.


>Ufologists "crowed"?  Gee, silly me: I thought some had merely
>speculated. Not good enough for Jon Voisey's rhetorical
>requirements, I infer.


A friend writes to suggest that "crowned as the first
photographic evidence of UFOs" was Voisey's intended meaning.
"Crowed" is simply a typo.

I'm sure my friend is right, which puts me in the position of
the late Gilda Radner's Saturday Night Live character Emily
Litella.  Upon being corrected following a rant generated by a
misunderstood word, she could only squeak, "Never mind".

Jerry Clark

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