Drosophila: Blue Star LSD

Timothy Perper/Martha Cornog (perpcorn@dca.net)
Sun, 22 Jun 1997 19:56:50 -0500

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Date: Sun, 22 Jun 1997 19:56:50 -0500
To: memetics@mmu.ac.uk
From: perpcorn@dca.net (Timothy Perper/Martha Cornog)
Subject: Drosophila: Blue Star LSD

>I looked at Dave Gross' website and it's an impressive collection. There are
>probably dozens more floating around.
>No, I'm not sure what memetics buys him either, except the word "meme."

Blast it! I hit the "send" box too fast. The reference is to the urban
legend of "Blue Star LSD," which is a warning distributed via email and in
person about LSD-containing stick-on tatoos given to children. Bill Benzon
sent me an email about it, and gave the website as


and the compiler is Dave Gross

As Bill pointed out, Gross has done an excellent job in compiling versions
of this legend. Legends like this are perhaps the "Drosophila" people are
looking for.

Thanks, Bill!

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