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post #11 of 12 Old 05-04-2007
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Sailhog is the only one of us with any brains. He realised at once that Maleni was presenting us with a Koan. Not a very good one admittedly but at least they tried.

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On reflection, the koan means "45".

The number of crew in a "90 feet fisherman" boat before one allows for peglegs aboard, argh.
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