[thechat] This crazy world

William Anderson 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 :>

Oh, and Martin, you know this how? :)

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