Life Imitates Art!
kyrimis at alumni.princeton.edu
Mon May 21 11:43:42 CEST 2007
> I thought that you all might find this interesting. Just the other
> day, some people off the Florida Keys discovered a 17th century
> shipwreck with cargo worth about an incredible $500,000,000. See the
> link below. As soon as I heard this story, I immediately thought of Don
> Rosa's "Treasure under Glass" and how very similar the news mirrors the
> art. Mr. Rosa, you should be proud! Scrooge McDuck himself would be
> jealous of such a remarkable find underwater!
The story talks about 500,000 *rare* coins, which they expect to sell at $1000
each, to collectors. Somehow, 500,000 and "rare" don't seem to go well
together. This reminds me of a certain other Uncle Scrooge story!
"We'll all become unpeople, undoing unthings untogether."
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