> :WoW!, what a short memory you have.
> :Since beating Oz in SA last year (Sixty odd points to how much
> :(little)) the Boks have not lost a match, this includes the beating of
> :NZ and OZ and we are the current World Champions. Remember we beat Oz
> :soundly in the opening game of the World Cup!
> :We went through a bad patch and are now back with a bang.
> :Springboks are No1!
> Despite your persistent refusal to address any of the propositions made by
> other posters and your complete failure to absorb the fact that Rick is a
> KIWI not an Australian, yes SA can consider themselves, albeit with two Tri
> Nations matches to play, the best side in the World on this 3rd day of
> August 1998.
> :and I would rate NZ before OZ and maybe even the French could be no 3.
> Could you enlighten me on your application of logic here? Let me enlighten
> you, there is no logic, just a lame attempt to generate emotional responses
> :Do not rate teams on one or two games.
> :The World Cup may be an eyeopener to you next year.
> Why? Has The Netherlands qualified?
> :If Oz were that great then why did'nt they win the last World Cup?
> Because they wern't great then you prize dingbat (rare marsupial)
Oh contraire - the dingbat (Dufus majoris) is a very common creature
with worldwide distribution. In the States, they're often found in the
offices of the very powerful. One can hear their cry everywhere:
"Huh"? This cry does tend to vary depending on the continent & region,
however. They're indiscriminant breeders, and have even been known to
mate with humans and produce hybred offspring. These hybreds are
virtually indistinguishable from the pure dingbats, and in fact there is
some evidence that in some areas, these dingbat-human crosses are the
Lois (author of "Dingbats, Dimwits, and Morons: A Comprehensive
Comparative Review" and "Dingbats, the Greatest Threat to Man"