On the high seas
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 95 00:03:26 -0800
From: Peter Langston <psl>
Subject: On the high seas
[I guess all things are relative, but keep in mind that some rules for driving
cars derive from the nautical "rules of the road"... -psl]
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Actual radio conversation released by the Chief of Naval Operations,
#1: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a
#2: Recommend you divert YOUR course 15 degrees to South to avoid a
#1: This is the Captain of a US Navy ship. I say again, divert YOUR
#2: No. I say again, you divert YOUR course.
#1. THIS IS THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER ENTERPRISE, WE ARE A LARGE WARSHIP OF
THE US NAVY. DIVERT YOUR COURSE NOW!
#2. This is a lighthouse. Your call.
© 1995 Peter Langston