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Pigeon suicide bombers

The BBC reports: "British spy chiefs secretly considered training pigeons to fly into enemy targets carrying explosives or biological weapons, it has been revealed.

British intelligence set up a ’pigeon committee’ at the end of World War II to ensure expertise gained in the use of the birds to carry messages was not lost." (Thanks to
AndrewSullivan.)

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We should immediately enlist those who wish to keep alive or relearn the noble art of hawking as a sort of missle defense system, against these pigeons.

Better yet, I suggest we hire Dick Dastardly and his Flying Circus to "Stop that Pigeon"!

If you weren’t a kid in the late 1960s and early 1970s, or raising a kid, that last comment probably didn’t make sense to you. So I offer this reference as a public service.

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