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Pluto can still be in our gang: Seven Dwarfs
AFP/Yahoo ^ | 8/25/06

Posted on 08/25/2006 7:31:57 AM PDT by martin_fierro

Pluto can still be in our gang: Seven Dwarfs

25 minutes ago

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Pluto may have been cast out to the darkest reaches of the Solar System but will always be a friend to the Seven Dwarfs.

The Walt Disney Co. characters have issued a hard-hitting statement after the world's top astrononomical body decided on Thursday to relegate Pluto to the lowly status of a "dwarf planet".

School textbooks will have to be rewritten -- and Mickey Mouse's faithful companion is said by Disney insiders to be anguished over the fate of his planetary namesake.

But the Seven Dwarfs are not taking it lying down.

"Although we think it's DOPEY that Pluto has been downgraded to a dwarf planet, which has made some people GRUMPY and others just SLEEPY, we are not BASHFUL in saying we would be HAPPY if Disney's Pluto would join us as an eighth dwarf," they insisted.

"We think this is just what the DOC ordered and is nothing to SNEEZE at."

Pluto the dog made his debut in 1930 -- the same year that a 24-year-old American astronomer, Clyde Tombaugh, discovered what until now was called the ninth and outermost planet.

A white-gloved, yellow-shoed source close to Disney's top dog said: "I think the whole thing is goofy.

"Pluto has never been interested in astronomy before, other than maybe an occasional howl at the moon."

Mickey Mouse was unavailable for comment.


TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; Chit/Chat; Humor; Miscellaneous; Test Topic, Ignore It; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: dwarfplanet; hijodepluta; planetette; planette; pluto; xplanets

1 posted on 08/25/2006 7:31:58 AM PDT by martin_fierro
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2 posted on 08/25/2006 7:32:33 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: RadioAstronomer

Ping


3 posted on 08/25/2006 7:34:32 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro
School textbooks will have to be rewritten

We now have a motive. I wonder how many of those scientists who voted for the change have interests in the publishing of school text books that now need to be replaced.

4 posted on 08/25/2006 7:36:02 AM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: martin_fierro

Pluto is still a planet in my book.


5 posted on 08/25/2006 7:36:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: martin_fierro
Since I've never been able to capture Pluto in my admittedly small 'scope, perhaps they should re-name it "Bashful." }:^)
6 posted on 08/25/2006 7:38:30 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: martin_fierro

Nice MINNIE rant.


7 posted on 08/25/2006 7:38:53 AM PDT by MrEdd (More cheep than a flock of baby chickens.)
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To: coconutt2000
School textbooks will have to be rewritten

Well, it's about time they explain why Goofy's pet dog is Pluto.

8 posted on 08/25/2006 7:44:49 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn (I think the border is kind of an artificial barrier - San Antonio councilwoman Patti Radle)
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To: MrEdd

Reminds me of when Mickey and Minnie were getting divorced.

Judge says, "So, Mickey, you want a divorce because Minnie's crazy?"

Mickey replies, "I didn't say she was crazy - I said the was f***ing Goofey!"


9 posted on 08/25/2006 7:50:22 AM PDT by Emmett McCarthy
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To: martin_fierro

Now that Pluto is no longer a planet, does this mean that Uranus is now the back door of the solar system?


10 posted on 08/25/2006 8:02:59 AM PDT by presidio9 (“The term ‘civilians’ does not exist in Islamic religious law.”)
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To: presidio9

On a little-reported note, there was a proposal to rename Uranus, due to the never-ending jokes.


The proposed (and rejected) new name would have been: Urectum.


11 posted on 08/25/2006 8:13:26 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This kid knows how to wallop a baseball!!!!!!)
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To: martin_fierro

Is there an official time that Pluto is no longer a planet? When exactly does this take place?

I need to adjust the solar system map in my office and I don't want to be premature.


12 posted on 08/25/2006 8:27:24 AM PDT by Cagey
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To: martin_fierro

If Ashlee Simpson can be a star, Pluto should be a planet.


13 posted on 08/25/2006 8:38:19 AM PDT by socal_parrot
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To: socal_parrot; MikefromOhio

Ashlee Simpson PING


14 posted on 08/25/2006 9:07:13 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This kid knows how to wallop a baseball!!!!!!)
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To: martin_fierro

And in all this Charon has been lost in the shuffle.


15 posted on 08/25/2006 9:17:02 AM PDT by xp38
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To: JRios1968

One of perhaps two funny lines to ever appear on Futurama.


16 posted on 08/25/2006 3:22:34 PM PDT by presidio9 (“The term ‘civilians’ does not exist in Islamic religious law.”)
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To: JRios1968
The proposed (and rejected) new name would have been: Urectum.

"damn near killed 'im!"

17 posted on 08/25/2006 3:25:44 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (I LIKE you! When I am Ruler of Earth, yours will be a quick and painless death)
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To: JRios1968; martin_fierro; socal_parrot; MikefromOhio
Ashlee Simpson PING

Which one is she again?


18 posted on 08/26/2006 3:20:23 AM PDT by Watery Tart (Bibi: “It is our house. Israel, America... it is the same house. They want to destroy our house.")
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To: Watery Tart; martin_fierro; socal_parrot; MikefromOhio

The one that can't sing, of course!


19 posted on 08/26/2006 7:26:08 AM PDT by JRios1968 (This kid knows how to wallop a baseball!!!!!!)
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To: JRios1968

*giggle*


20 posted on 08/26/2006 9:44:47 PM PDT by Watery Tart (Bibi: “It is our house. Israel, America... it is the same house. They want to destroy our house.")
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To: martin_fierro

Pluto can hang with me any time.

He is no slacker!


21 posted on 08/26/2006 9:46:44 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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22 posted on 10/20/2006 10:15:10 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Dhimmicrati delenda est! https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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