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No, Not That David Bernstein:

I received a voice mail and email message asking me, "Are you the David Bernstein who is involved with the Moroccan clementine market?"

No.

rarango (mail):
Presumabably the moroccan clementine market is a front for either the federalist society or some sort of zionist organization :)
6.19.2009 11:47am
Tracy Johnson (www):
Clementines are a fruit, somewhat like a cross between an orange and a tangerine.
6.19.2009 11:55am
bobh (mail):
Milo Minderbinder is buying clementines in Morocco for seven cents, selling them in Pianosa for five cents, and making a profit.
6.19.2009 11:57am
PatHMV (mail) (www):
Wouldn't it have been so much more fun to answer "yes," and see where it led?
6.19.2009 12:18pm
rosetta's stones:
That was my voice mail and message. Thanks for responding, I'll call off the Russian mobsters.
6.19.2009 12:22pm
Specast:
Don't lie.
6.19.2009 12:25pm
Anderson (mail):
Concur with PatHMV.
6.19.2009 12:26pm
David Bernstien:
Did you take a message? If they call back the response phrase is "Yes, my fruit is peeled and ready", then please post the number sequence he gives you.
6.19.2009 12:30pm
Joseph Slater (mail):
Great J. Heller reference, Bobh!
6.19.2009 1:03pm
jwhiii (mail):
David Bernstein/David Bernstein/O David Bernstein's clementines/They're free market/And delicious/David Bernstein's clementines.
6.19.2009 1:04pm
Hoya:
Any idea what's up with the Lindgren post below? Either he's spamming his own blog site, or he's trying to bait Consumer Reports into some sort of a lawsuit.
6.19.2009 1:05pm
Careless:

Any idea what's up with the Lindgren post below? Either he's spamming his own blog site, or he's trying to bait Consumer Reports into some sort of a lawsuit.

Good question
6.19.2009 1:30pm
PatHMV (mail) (www):
Should I be scared that I recognized that jwhiii's doggerel is to the tune of "Oh my darling, Clementine"?
6.19.2009 2:05pm
Bruce:
Is this person going through every David Bernstein in the country this way? It could take a while.
6.19.2009 3:11pm
jdiggity dee:
For a clementine blog this place seems obsessed with the law.
6.19.2009 3:24pm
Joseph Slater (mail):
jdiggity dee: LOL.
6.19.2009 5:12pm
DeezRightWingNutz:
jdiggity dee, I literally loled... not as hyperbole, I didn't just find your remark amusing, but actually emitted noise.
6.19.2009 5:14pm
corneille1640 (mail):

Milo Minderbinder is buying clementines in Morocco for seven cents, selling them in Pianosa for five cents, and making a profit.

I tried to buy some of them, but all I got was a bunch of orange peels stuffed with Egyptian cotton.
6.19.2009 5:27pm
krs:
same question as PatHMV
6.19.2009 5:32pm
krs:
though I blame Sesame Street. I think Forgetful Jones would sing that song all the time.
6.19.2009 5:32pm
bobh (mail):
"all I got was a bunch of orange peels stuffed with Egyptian cotton."

At least they were chocolate-coated.
6.19.2009 6:35pm
Tek Jansen:
Because that David Bernstein owes me a beer.
6.19.2009 8:56pm
SFH:
Clementines should be shipped in wooden boxes without topsies.
6.19.2009 10:09pm
Tony Tutins (mail):
Did the voice sound like Peter Lorre in Casablanca?

"You despise me, don't you Reek.. uh I mean David Bernstein?"
6.20.2009 2:16am
Xanthippas (mail) (www):

I received a voice mail and email message asking me, "Are you the David Bernstein who is involved with the Moroccan clementine market?"


I for one wish you had answered yes. That would give you something interesting to blog about, I imagine.
6.20.2009 9:07am
MikeS (mail):
"No, you've got the wrong number."
"Dreadful sorry."
6.20.2009 2:35pm
Glenn W. Bowen (mail):
In a cavern, in a canyon,
Excavating for a mine
Dwelt a miner forty niner,
And his darling Clementine.

Oh my darling, oh my darling,
Oh my darling, Clementine!
Thou art lost and gone forever
Dreadful sorry, Clementine

Light she was and like a fairy,
And her shoes were number nine,
Herring boxes, without topses,
Sandals were for Clementine.

Oh my darling, oh my darling,
Oh my darling, Clementine!
Thou art lost and gone forever
Dreadful sorry, Clementine

Drove she ducklings to the water
Ev'ry morning just at nine,
Hit her foot against a splinter,
Fell into the foaming brine.

Oh my darling, oh my darling,
Oh my darling, Clementine!
Thou art lost and gone forever
Dreadful sorry, Clementine

Ruby lips above the water,
Blowing bubbles, soft and fine,
But, alas, I was no swimmerlink to a non-NIEHS site,
So I lost my Clementine.

Oh my darling, oh my darling,
Oh my darling, Clementine!
Thou art lost and gone forever
Dreadful sorry, Clementine

How I missed her! How I missed her,
How I missed my Clementine,
But I kissed her little sister,
I forgot my Clementine.

Oh my darling, oh my darling,
Oh my darling, Clementine!
Thou art lost and gone forever
Dreadful sorry, Clementine
6.20.2009 8:40pm
Glenn W. Bowen (mail):
<blockquote>
But, alas, I was no swimmer -----<b>link to a non-NIEHS site</b>-----,
</blockquote>

I f'uh'd up...
6.20.2009 8:44pm
Litigator-London:
The David Bernstein the caller wanted was probably David Bernstein the member of the American Chemical Society who is named as the contact for a paper on the potential of products found in citrus fruit skins as agents which reduce chlorestorol. See: Clementine, Mandarin &Tangerines.
6.21.2009 11:50am

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