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Re: Catch-22


Yup... "Catch-22" was a satirical book written by Joseph Heller back
in the 50s and concerns the crew of a B-25. Great read.

Now back to dinosaurs ;-)


On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Anthony Docimo <keenir@hotmail.com> wrote:
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>> Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 13:23:12 +0100
>> From: saurierlagen1978@gmail.com
>> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>> Subject: Catch-22
>> The chatter in the recent “11th Specimen of Archaeopteryx” discussions
>> concerning capabilities and traits (or lack thereof) for climbing (NOT
>> “perching”) in theropods/basal birds reminded me that there is still
>> an 800-lb gorilla in the room wearing a pink t-shirt that is one size
>> too small with "Catch-22" scrawled across it in Air Force Blue...
>> There’s an obvious question that still hasn't received good,
>> convincing, direct answers...
>> PS: Bit of trivia for you literary types/WWII buffs... Anyone catch
>> the reason for the "Air Force Blue" reference? ;-)
> because Catch-22 has its origins in the military  (or at least in a book 
> about military decision-making)  ?