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Old 03-14-2008, 05:56 PM   #11
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I am having a hard time swallowing that story....
So you are saying you're taking it with a grain of salt, and perhaps a large glass of milk to wash it all down?


I'd like to know the Dr and his mother who "starved" him at 18 months.....
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Old 03-14-2008, 06:54 PM   #12
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OK, is anyone else just SLIGHTLY tempted to find out what a diet of only cookies will do to you? Got to say if he can make it to 27 or so with only cookies I'm up for a trial run.
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Old 03-14-2008, 07:21 PM   #13
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This guy must be crackers, sorry, I had to do it.

This story rates low on my believability meter.

Years with only crackers and tea, heck, that is what the British sailors woudl eat. A diet of hardtack and grog, or whatever nutritionless swill they put down, led to scurvy, beri beri, rickets, gonorrhea - OK, perhaps not gonorrhea, but the tars had to explain it to their wives somehow.

It was the hardtack dear, trust me.

Nah, this guy looks too healthy to me to have been bereft of anything with vitamins for so many years.

I vote balderdash, if I spelled it right.
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Old 03-15-2008, 03:13 PM   #14
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So you are saying you're taking it with a grain of salt, and perhaps a large glass of milk to wash it all down?


I'd like to know the Dr and his mother who "starved" him at 18 months.....
I'm thinking extra large glass of milk there, cause some of those crackers can be real dry!
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Old 03-15-2008, 04:30 PM   #15
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I agree with auntdot. How could he possibly survive on a diet of cookies and crackers alone?
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Old 03-15-2008, 06:24 PM   #16
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rofl, auntdot!


hey, maybe the guy was eating monkey biscuits. you know, the kind they feed to animals in the zoo that are packed with nutrition.

nah, he's kookie.
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