Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker ilmari at ilmari.org
Tue Nov 13 11:54:33 GMT 2007

"Rafael Garcia-Suarez" <rgarciasuarez at gmail.com> writes:

> On 13/11/2007, Smylers <Smylers at stripey.com> wrote:
>> When I moved to London in January one of the first billboards I noticed
>> (at Ealing Broadway station, I think) proffered this pigeon-related
>> advice:
>>   A smart Londoner doesn't feed the pigeons.
>>   A smart Londoner travels by Heathrow Connect.
>> I'm still puzzled by it.  Are those two activities supposed to be
>> mutually exclusive?  Is the suggestion that if you get the urge to do
>> the former you should do the latter instead?
> I saw once (or maybe was it another person who saw it) a sign saying
> "if you like pigeons, don't feed them". What to do if you actually do
> not like pigeons ?

You kill them, messily and with a vengeance!

"A disappointingly low fraction of the human race is,
 at any given time, on fire." - Stig Sandbeck Mathisen

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