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Re: Newspaper Misses On Flying Saucer Term Origin

From: Greg Taylor <greg.nul>
Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2011 13:09:13 +1000
Archived: Thu, 08 Sep 2011 06:47:41 -0400
Subject: Re: Newspaper Misses On Flying Saucer Term Origin


>From: Gregory Boone<evolbaby.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2011 15:57:47 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: Newspaper Misses On Flying Saucer Term Origin

>Please correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the term Flying
>Saucer originate with Kenneth Arnold's sighting and that was
>after people had been reporting daylight discs? It gets foggy
>sometimes as some people contradict one another and new data
>appears.

>Arnold described the movement of the craft he saw which he
>likened to skipping saucers on water that was a fun past time
>and still is. New accounts then inaccurately used the term
>Flying Saucers thus confusing even more.

I think List contributor Martin Shough has offered the most
comprehensive survey of that entire episode, which he wrote for
the Daily Grail's anthology Darklore (Volume 5). The entire
article (Return Of The Flying Saucers) is available from the
Darklore website as a free sample:

http://darklore.dailygrail.com/sample.php


Kind regards,

Greg




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