[LMB] OT: Thought for the day

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Sep 12 14:16:41 BST 2011


On Sep 11, 2011, at 7:42 PM, Elizabeth Holden wrote:

> Brings to mind a story of my experience there.  I, and others, were staring in wonder at the Pieta.  Two English-speaking tourists were standing beside me.
> 
> The woman said to the man, "Is it real?"
> 
> "I don't know," he said.
> 
> Then the two walked on.  My friend and I thought: Say what?
> 
> I can't imagine what they were thinking. Hologram?


I imagine they were asking whether it was the original.


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