Thursday, September 07, 2006

Farewell Pluto...

Yeah, I know I'm a little late to the game with my Pluto post. But earlier I was looking for the Newsweek back-page narrative from last week, or maybe the week before, because I read it at the hair salon, and it was hysterical - the guy was saying how Pluto never should have been named a planet in the first place, and then launched into other accepted theories like "Europe? You're SO not a continent. Just look at a map. And while I'm at it, 'Y'? Don't get enough play as a consonant? Have to take over that coveted sometimes-a-vowel spot, too?" Bah!! Anyway, I couldn't find the article, but I did find an apparently widespread concern over the astrological effects of downgrading Pluto's status as a planet. Apparently Scorpio's sign is closely associated with Pluto, and Scorpios are being warned by some astrologists that they might have a hard time trying to control their plutonion tempers. No, I'm not kidding.

So, I'm not sure if I know any Scorpios, since I have no idea what birthdays that sign covers, but I'll be sure and treat them with a little extra patience for a while. But you know, I'm a Leo, so you pretty much always have to watch out for my temper.



Blogger Dannybrou said...

I am a scorpio... hmmmmm

September 08, 2006 7:00 AM  
Blogger krysten said...

Scorpios are born between October 23 - November 21. or Oct 21 - Nov 20, or Oct 24 - Nov 21....with people being born within those "grey zones" (differing dates) having equal qualities of the two zodiacs from either side. ie, someone born on October 22nd may have just as many Libra qualities as Scorpio qualities.

so...anyway...hey, guess what i was into in high school?! haha!

September 08, 2006 8:10 AM  
Blogger hello jamie: said...

ok, you're scaring me and the other readers.

September 08, 2006 11:58 AM  
Blogger Giovanna said...

This post made me laugh and smile.

Just sayin'.

Your Flaky Aquarian

September 08, 2006 12:17 PM  
Blogger krysten said...

you're just lucky i burned my tarot cards years ago...haha!

September 08, 2006 6:27 PM  
Anonymous midwest boy said...

with pluto being dropped we need new mnemonics. suggestions?


September 09, 2006 8:35 AM  
Blogger hello jamie: said...

love it!!

September 09, 2006 12:36 PM  

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