[Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'

Thierens, Danny ThierenD at kochind.com
Fri Apr 4 09:31:35 EST 2003


Would they taste OK with chips ?

I apologise, this is enough silyness from this end. I'm signing off ... Have
a good weekend y'all !

dv8

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Clive Harris [SMTP:clive at doglover.com]
> Sent:	Friday, April 04, 2003 3:20 PM
> To:	nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
> Subject:	RE: [Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'
> 
> Hooray!  I *knew* I'd seen the word somewhere else! :-)
> 
> Does it look at all like the fish nicknamed "Miller's Thumb" - a stumpy,
> ugly thing!  Anyway, I imagine the fish Zander must have something to do
> with sand.  Guessing again!
> 
> Cheers,
> Clive
> 
> ###
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Evans, Lee (ELS)" <l.evans at elsevier.co.uk>
> Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2003 11:58:26 +0100 
> To: "'nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org'" <nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org>
> Subject: RE: [Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'
> 
> > For what it's worth...a zander is a species of fish (also known as a
> > pikeperch, Stizostedion lucioperca)...that's what comes from working on
> an
> > ecology database...
> > 
> > cheers
> > Lee
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Clive Harris [mailto:clive at doglover.com]
> > Sent: 04 April 2003 11:56
> > To: nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
> > Subject: RE: [Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'
> > 
> > 
> > Thank you, Maarten & Danny for clearing that up.
> > 
> > I think the reference Kirk is trying to make is that of the evil emperor
> > trying to stamp out trouble-making elements.  What with Bush being the
> > emperor and Saddam Hussein dwelling in a sandy place, I think that must
> be
> > it.
> > 
> > For further info, I did ask the Dutch-speaking decorator and he also
> said
> > that "zander" just meant "sand".  He also emphasised that "zander" is
> > pronounced "sonder" to us English-types! :-)
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Clive
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Thierens, Danny" <ThierenD at kochind.com>
> > Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2003 03:56:41 -0600
> > To: "'nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org'" <nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org>
> > Subject: RE: [Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'
> > 
> > > I think it is a 100 % made up, I don't think is a "know" tale. I very
> > > quickly read through it, it about how an evil emperor tracks down,
> > emprisons
> > > and tries to execute bunch of bizar-ies, strange creatures responsible
> for
> > > all kinds of mischief in the emperor's society. Zanderix (zand is
> Dutch
> > for
> > > "sand") is made of sand and likes to bake sand-pies. He was hiding in
> a
> > > sand-box on a children's playground, but was captured by means of a
> sieve.
> > > 
> > > I'm not sure what Mr. Kirk is trying to tell us here ... in case there
> is
> > a
> > > message in this tale.
> > > 
> > > Silly-mode off ... back to work. :-(
> > > 
> > > dv8
> > > 
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From:	Clive Harris [SMTP:clive at doglover.com]
> > > > Sent:	Friday, April 04, 2003 10:40 AM
> > > > To:	nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
> > > > Subject:	RE: [Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'
> > > > 
> > > > Could it be some kind of allusion to the idea of a huge empire
> against
> > > > little monsters, or something?
> > > > 
> > > > I've never heard of the story, nor can I speak Dutch, so that's a
> wild
> > > > guess.  We've got a Dutch-speaking decorator in at the moment (no,
> > > > really!) so I might ask him if he's heard of this tale.
> > > > 
> > > > Clive
> > > > 
> > > > ###
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Thierens, Danny" <ThierenD at kochind.com>
> > > > Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2003 01:37:08 -0600
> > > > To: "'nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org'" <nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org>
> > > > Subject: RE: [Nagnagnag] Biochemical Dread - 'Zanderix'
> > > > 
> > > > > I found this reference too
> > > > > http://www.spookslot.com/interbos/cyberwar/cyberwar16.html
> > > > > 
> > > > > It seems to be a story written in Dutch (my native tongue). Looks
> like
> > a
> > > > bit
> > > > > of a mix between ancient - Rome and a tale about gobblins.
> > > > > 
> > > > > dv8
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