Saturday, December 29, 2007

Quote of the Day

"I got kind of allergic to pistols being held to my forehead."

-Botanist Richard Felger, in a report on the impact drug smugglers are having on various scientific endeavors.

Reported in WorldNetDaily today.


The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

Take two allergy shells, and call me in the morning?

SkyePuppy said...


You win the "Caption This" contest.

Charlie said...

I've met Dick Felger and I'm familiar with his work in Mexico. He and a friend authored a book on Seri ethnobotany. He's not an alarmist, and we're hearing a lot of similar stories here about heavily-armed and trigger-happy drug runners. Northern Mexico is getting very dangerous.

The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

Updated an old post with a comment.