A popular, long-running BBC Quiz
Show called "QI" mentioned my name on one of their
"C" episodes - "C" for Corby, UK (a town
in north England). They've been running through the alphabet
over the years.
Andrew Rees, a friend of my brother
Steve's from our years in Tenby, Wales, UK (1962-1964) rediscovered
me this way:
"LAST SATURDAY I WAS WATCHING
A PROGAMME ON BBC 1 HERE IN SUNNY OLD PEMBROKESHIRE AND LO AND
BEHOLD THE NAME CORBY WASTE CAME UP. THE PROG IS CALLED 'QI'
AS IN 'QUITE INTERESTING', A SORT OF A PANEL GAME HOSTED BY STEPHEN
FRY. THEY HAD BEEN TALKING ABOUT CORBY IN THE UK, THE CORBY TROUSER
PRESS, CORBY WASTE DISPOSAL ETC AND FRY MENTIONED YOUR NAME IN
CONNECTION WITH YOUR WORK AT JPL."
I'm mentioned beginning about 5:30
minutes into the show but it's best to just start at the beginning.
All the guests are well-known English comedians and they have
fun being witty. It's kind of a game show. It all happened because
of "my crater" on Mars (see link below). "Corby
Crater" is a real crater on Mars and that led me to being
mentioned on the show. But you'll have to see it to believe it!
lived in Tenby, Wales makes this very