A simple question for serious JW's:
According to this Sunday's newspaper suppliment a common snail travels at 24 inches/hour (60cm/hr). I've got snails in my garden and I've just crunched some math on my super scientific pocket calculator. The distance in miles between my place and Mt.Ararat x 5,280 divided by 24 then divided by 365 (i know i haven't allowed for leap years and "O" years bibleman) = 3,013 years 8 months 4 days.
According to that these snails, if they ran flat out 24 hours a day through persia, india, thailand and indonesia and swam the arufura sea at the same pace, could have arrived here about 400 years ago. I can hear the fundy's breathing a deep sigh of relief and declaring the ancient aboriginal midens full of snail shells near here not so ancient as scientists say.
Poor bloody snails eh? 6,000 year round trip only to be roasted on a cavemans fire. Oh well at least they got a boat ride with Noah. Hang on.. what if they piggy backed a kangaroo? .. yeah that's it after Noah unloaded all the Australian animals (all 250,000 species) they made a beeline for the antipedes .. was it two Kangaroos or seven bearing the load? .. if only bro.bruce bainbridge was here.. perhaps this post should be titled: "A serious question for simple JW's"
.. mmm i wonder how fast a sugar ant can run?
cheers up there bro bainbridge (don't fall ;)
PS: No JW's posting? Well come on Rex, YouKnow, Shelby, Bibleman, Yadfluff tell me the struth.