"Yea, it's me talking. I called you a schmuck. Schmuck. S-C-H-M-U-C-K. Me and my friend Giles here think you're a dirtbag. Got a problem with that?"
Did I miss a literary reference? Now I feel dumb but will leave my comment here, in all of its ignorance, to foster the virtue of humility which I so fervently desire.
Haha, I remeber that line from Brief History of Time made me burst out laughing.
Also, this picture rocks on so many levels.
Hmm ... I thought it was during a Q&A with author Isaac Asimov ... or maybe that's what Hawking was citing.
Actually I think he doesn't say.
Or alligators, as the case may be.
Extra points if there's this really really tiny alligator (crocodile?) on the head of the little one. Fractalgators (Fractaldiles?)!
I don't know, they look much more like Paleosuchus trigonatus (a dwarf cayman) than crocodiles or alligators.Crocodile eyes seem more lateral and not bugged out like that.
Not excatly the same, but there's a pan handler in Key West FL who has a dog, and on that dog, he has a cat, and on that cat he has a mouse.
Perhaps a related phenominon..
Small world, I know most of the people in that thread.
Wow. I feel stupid. I thought that was a Frogger reference.