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Romancing Pluto; Part 1

Astronomer: hey dude, Pluto is not a planet anymore...
Me: Pluto the dog was a planet?
Astronomer: Ha Ha, nice joke Gp, Pluto is reclasified into a Dwarf Planet
Me: So whats a Planet now?
Astronomer: Oh the usual suspects, the big guys, mercury, venus...etc
Me: Hemm...does it matter?
Astronomer: Why do you say so?
Me: There are probably a billion more things we dont know about the universe...
Astronomer: But there are a lot that we already know and..
Me: And never do anything about, so you go around messing things up?
Astronomer: We reclasified the rock, not blow it up
Me: Again, does it matter what you do? Its more of a cultural significance, people wont forget and forgive.
Astronomer: ahh...there are billions of more things out there to investigate and know, so does this matter....
Me: WTF!

Comments

Kavi said…
The first laugh on a dull day ! Lovely !

I recall my 2nd grade teacher tell me that if i ever played 'the dirty prank' again, she will banish me to Pluto ! From that day on, Pluto was a favourite planet! Dont care if it is dwarfed or otherwise !! WTF !!
V N said…
I was wondering why u of all people havent written abt Pluto, as yet. And there you are!!!

BTW, did u get to see Vettayaadu Vilaiyaadu? Its technically super-wow and worth a dekko for sure!

:)
starry nights said…
You are right they should have left pluto alone and gone after the billion of other stuff floating in the universe.
Keshi said…
As if Pluto is the biggest problem we have in hand right now lol!

Keshi.
tulipspeaks said…
i'll miss Pluto actually. My Form 3 Sc knowledge will be screwed up. ish..astronomy was my fav back then.

hmm..anyway,

Selamat Hari Merdeka


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S.Karthikeyan said…
Do I care what other people think about pluto? For me the smallest or is it tiny tot of the family is more cheerisable than grownup/big guys!
tarini said…
:)

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