[thechat] This crazy world
neuro at well.com
Tue Jun 1 04:03:03 CDT 2004
Martin Burns wrote:
> On 31 May 2004, at 22:55, deacon wrote:
>> Dick Francis novels suggest that there's gambling over there on horse
>> races. If you place a bet on the winning horse, the track can simply
>> laugh at you and refuse to pay?
> Yes it can, however...
>> I'd think that would lead to a rise of arson and personal injury crime.
> And more importantly for the bookies, loss of future business through
> loss of reputation.
> It almost never happens.
iow, Dick Francis novels are not travel guides, and should definitely not be
treated as such :>
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