Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: What the .... . .-.. .-..?
From: (Bob Ingria)
Date: 1991-05-08, 06:32
Reply-to: ingria@BBN.COM

In article  joe@zitt (Joe Zitt) writes:
   maus@Morgan.COM (Malcolm Austin) writes:
   > In article <> 
   >  <
   >  <
   > It's not a code.  There is no message.  It's just a "news flash" sound effect
   > Good thought, though.
   This would seem to be, in a sense, straightforward, as a transmission from a
   character displaced in time and space, trying to communicate with humans. The
   strong sender does not interact well with our languages or time sense.

   Thus, the message breaks down into:

   END	= End (English)
   SI	= Yes
   EOS	= End of Segment
   SEUL	= Alone? (French?)
   E	= And (Italian)
   I	= I (English)

Nice try, but it's really Lower Slobovian for ``I have a bridge for
sale.''  However, there are some who say the answer lies in the
following passage from the Codex Stultitiana:

Moe: It's Morse Code; take it down.  Well, what does it say?
Larry: Dit-dit-di-di-dit.  Dit-dit-di-di-dit.


``It's the blimp, Frank, it's the blimp.  The mother ship!''