Thursday, April 27, 2006

The Da Vinci code cracked

Today's Times carries a report to the effect that the written judgement of Mr Justice Peter Smith in the recent Da Vinci plagiarism case contains a secret coded message. And the Guardian has more detail (link from booktrade.info).

Well yes. Indeed. One would expect nothing less.

But wait. There is more. My mole in the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, sent me an email (coded, of course) this morning, telling me that scientists have recently re-examined a lump of moon rock which is lodged in the Institute's care. What they have found is that if you examine the atomic structure of the rock, under an electron microscope, and then look at it in a mirror, you can see a message placed there by aliens many centuries ago.

When decoded, this message says: The moon is actually made of green cheese. To be precise, Camembert.

Remember: you heard it here first.

1 comment:

Andrew said...

This is why I haven't read da Da Vinci Code yet. When it ceases to be a Dungeons and Dragons game, I'll take a look at it and see if it's actually good writing or not.

If you count up the "d's" I used in this post and divide by pi you'll know which Beatles records to play backwards.