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Anvil    Posted 08-13-2004 at 00:10:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
Would a wingless fly be called a walk?
Hammerin on Anvil.


'59 Nuke The Screw-worm    Posted 08-13-2004 at 22:30:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Male Screw-worms were irradiated and released throughout the southen states to save the livestock (primarly cattle)industry. Sucess was so great that the USA soon started releasing male Nuked Screw-worm flies into Mexico and South American countries.

As a result of the mutations, wingless flies had to chase livestock on foot. This was a salvation for the livestock industry here in the USA.

Very quickly the Lemmon-aid processors learned that fly wings added fiber, bulk and a "naturally" appearing pulp to their product.

So, they took over the "Nuke the Screw-worm" project so the could have an unlimited supply of fly wings for their processing plants.

Works pretty good too!

Alex .. ;^)



donna in w.v    Posted 08-13-2004 at 04:23:58       [Reply]  [Send Email]
is that like 'where does the white go when the snow melts' my granpa used to ask me that every snowfall when i was a kid and it took me a few years to catch on.not a bright kid ,i guess


toolman    Posted 08-13-2004 at 00:21:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
a walking wing les, veddy interestin, haven,t seen one lately but i hear they are still around.


Grove r    Posted 08-13-2004 at 08:16:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
A deffinate "yes" on that, Toolman....saw one walk outa here with a roast under one leg, yesterday.....made for a skimpy supper last nite ....took it right offen the barby, sauce an all.....saw him an his buddy wolfin it down, just outa 308 range.... will hafta post the Jack Daniels boys on gaurd duty, from now on...muzzled, of course...barby won't stop them niether......Keep on swingen, Anvil.....have a gooder, R.E.L.


toolman    Posted 08-13-2004 at 10:14:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
i hear them pups were in on it.


Grove r    Posted 08-13-2004 at 10:57:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Knowin' their capabilitys, it wouldn't surprise me a bit.....thing is, I didn't see them eatin any of it.....ya don't suppose.... naw..... couldn't be......have ta think on that a little more.......have a gooder, R.E.L.


toolman    Posted 08-13-2004 at 11:16:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
yup i think so grover, you know you wouldn,t see it or belive it if ya did see it cause them pups got ya wrapped around their little paws and you know that.


Ron/PA    Posted 08-13-2004 at 12:28:40       [Reply]  [No Email]
Grove r, it's prolly true, cause my wonderful wife's princess pup, knows I don't carry my wallet when I'm doin farm type stuff.
Yeserday, when I was at the mill, she grabbed my wallet and charged some dog treats. Wouldn't a known it but she mispelled my name when signing for them.
UH HUH, yers would do it.
Ron


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