[lit-ideas] Re: SUNDAY POEM

  • From: Stephen Straker <straker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2004 01:26:12 -0700

>> A.A. ... Didn't Alexander Graham Bell start out looking for, was it a 
>> hearing enhancer, when he accidentally invented the light bulb?  Lots of 
>> examples like that... <<

You're misremembering that great Steve Allan skit. In full C19th costume
and holding a light-bulb beside his head, Steve is looking extremely
puzzled.  "Hello?? .... [shaking it] ...  Hello?? ...." 

Stephen Straker 
Vancouver, B.C.

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