Thursday, August 24, 2006

9...er, 8 planets in the solar system

If any planet deserves a demotion--it certainly isn't the one with the same name as a loveable cartoon dog.

It's the one that's such an asshole.

2 comments:

Jodi said...

two of my favorite quotes in an article about Pluto by an AP writer...

"Pluto and objects like it will be known as "dwarf planets," which raised some thorny questions about semantics: If a raincoat is still a coat, and a cell phone is still a phone, why isn't a dwarf planet still a planet?"

and

"It's like an amicable divorce," he said. "The legal status has changed but the person really hasn't. It's just single again."

Tracey said...

I need to write another bonus column on this subject this week...you've inspired me...