Re: 20 Years

John Dallman wrote:
In article <eb2k0j$k5r$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, kfl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Keith F.
Lynch) wrote:

No, it's because *all* laws only apply to humans. There's no court in
which the worm can sue the early bird, or in which mice can sue cats.

This is sufficiently historically recent that it behoves one studying
language to remember it. Criminal courts have held animals guilty of
crimes and punished them - usually with death - within the last few
hundred years. Here's an article reviewing a book on the subject:

"We fear that the rules apply,
It's clear that the pig must die"

One needs but read up on one's Lewis Carroll.

Ulrika, who will now have to chase Mike Batt back out of her head