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October 17, 2001 12:26 PM   Subscribe

Anthrax, its been done before. It just doesn't do the job: "the cult attempted to release anthrax spores from its mid-rise Tokyo office building laboratory. At that time, police and media reported foul smells, brown steam, some pet deaths, and stains on cars and sidewalks." 2, 3. "Many view the cult Aum Shinrikyo as a group seeking to bring on the end of the world." and "an estimated $1.5 billion in assets" (thats more than Usama). me=alarmist, today.
posted by tomplus2 (5 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
Its been tried before that as well...
posted by harrycaul at 1:03 PM on October 17, 2001


Great link to anthrax timeline, harrycaul.
posted by Carol Anne at 1:24 PM on October 17, 2001


so is it Usama or Osama? ive seen 50/50 of both spellings.
posted by Satapher at 2:18 PM on October 17, 2001


Many view the cult Aum Shinrikyo as a group seeking to bring on the end of the world

At least their fighting for a good cause.

and
the Usama or Osama thing is like the r/l thing when translating from japanese to english. sounds+letter don't necessarily correspond when flip-flopping around the languages. it can go any way.
posted by fuq at 5:44 PM on October 17, 2001


so is it Usama or Osama? ive seen 50/50 of both spellings.

Not nearly so annoying as "Taliban" vs. "Taleban."
posted by rushmc at 5:57 PM on October 17, 2001


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