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Re: [vox] Next Monday's anniversary meeting

On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 08:41:37AM -0800, Henry House wrote:
> On Saturday, 16 January 2010, Brian Lavender wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 06:32:29PM -0800, Richard Burkhart wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > "Bill Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:
> > > 
> > > >Ideas for other items to bring? I'm not inclined
> > > >to buy stuff w HFCS. Juice & water ok? Veggie tray?
> > > >Chips?
> > > 
> > > PepsiCo has put out a limited release of 'Heritage' blends of Pepsi, Mt. Dew, and Dr. Pepper ... all using the (supposedly) original formulas ... and more importantly, cane sugar instead of HFCS.  
> > 
> > Hydro Flouro Carbons?
> High-fructose corn syrup, which has been reviled by countless health-
> food folks and implicated in in the prevalence of obesity.  See
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-fructose_corn_syrup#Health_effects>.

My Grand Father use to say, "Want to loose weight, push the plate away!"
Kids are fat because no one walks anywhere anymore which can be seen
by the evidence of the "Do not cross" signs that have become ubiquitous
throughout the State of CA. We have inaccessible shopping malls, traffic
"engineers" that have no concept of pedestrian or bicycle conducive
designs. I have only once seen an informal engineering bicycle survey. Now
kids have to wear bicycle helmets. If a kid doesn't have a helmet,
he's not supposed to ride a bike. I just don't agree with that policy.

I bought the Pepsi with the sugar. 

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make
it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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