Attack geese are dangerous, but a stick or a kick to the head
settles them right down. Used to walk through a flock of them
twice a day when I lived in CT. The upside is goose dinner and no
Dave in Fairfax
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daveldr at att dot net
Just walking by a mama goose sitting on a nest is enough to make a grown man
walk softly, and quickly, IIRC. As a kid, when we were gathering eggs, I was
always amazed how a mouth with no visible teeth could cause so much pain .
Goose dinner is good, however.
I would have paid money to see that!
If you ever want to see a system operator with that "deer in the headlights"
look. . . . NCR304 system(early 60's), using Ampex tape drives. Denny had
just mounted a reel of tape, closed the door and was doing the "button
dance" to complete *loading*, when the whole room went dead silent. This
whole system operated with 3 phase 230VAC 400cycle that was produced by a
motor generator in the air conditioner room, and just as he did the *button
dance*, a diode in the exciter current control circuit died, ergo no
400cycle 3phase etc., and the whole room went utterly silent except for the
slight "sighing" of the air conditioning.
"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving
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