} Of course, of course. I am even more omniscient than you think I am, so
} I know that sort of thing far better than you could ever dream of. I
} even know how to use more than one preposition to end a sentence up
} with. How's THAT for smarts?
} As for the specific trouble, it was competition from Yahoo Answers that
} originally had me worried, but as you know that place has become a nest
} of trolls who have escaped their original hiding places, such as
} Norway, Minnesota, South Dakota, and other slow states, and are now
} asking some of the most stupid questions ever seen (or unseen) in any
} What I need is quality, not quantity.
} You owe the Oracle 10,000 supplicants who actually have brains. Yes,
} yes, I know we are struggling against zombies who eat the brains of
} potential supplicants--just look at some of the recent
} supplications--but we can overcome that with extra effort. As the late
} and almost incomparable Anna Russell said, "We must all get behind
} ourselves and PUSH!" You may, if you desire, compare Russell to Lehrer
} or to Flanders & Swann, but to no one else.