Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 12:00:37 -0500
Reply-To: Doug Fuerst <doug@BKASSOCIATES.NET>
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From: Doug Fuerst <doug@BKASSOCIATES.NET>
Subject: Re: OT - Friday afternoon funny - SIlver cars full text
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Personally, I think that the Jerry Springer Show is responsible for the
destruction or loss of more trailers than either of these phenomena. Just
my personal observation.
At 11:43 AM 12/24/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>On Mon, 22 Dec 2003 14:15:29 -0500, Shawn Edney
> >After reading some of these e-mails I couldn't help but think about
> >doing some research of my own.
> >For example, it seems like every time there is a tornado in the US it
> >manages to wipe a mobile home park off the map. At least this is a
> >'perception' that is easy to acquire from television newscasts. In fact
> >it was fairly common when I was younger for people to refer to trailer
> >parks as 'tornado magnets'. Possibly these individuals are on to
> >something. If I can just find *some* data I might/should be able to show
> >that tornados prefer to demolish mobile homes over other residential
> >property. Could I be even so bold as to hypothesize that trailer parks
> >might help cause tornados to form? Oh the joy of an observational study!
>Since there is strong evidence (mainly in the form of internet jokes) that
>a divorce is as likely (as a tornado) to cause the loss of a trailer, I am
>wondering how you would specify the full model :-).
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