[xquery-talk] OT: can't stop laughing ;-)))

Ken North kennorth at sbcglobal.net
Thu Oct 13 17:04:50 PDT 2011

> Every time I stumble over this
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql2TLTsilo8

This interview reminded of the finish line interview in 1980 at the Boston 
Marathon with an infamous imposter named Rosie Ruiz. She jumped aboard a subway 
to ride several miles. The she hopped off to finish the race and was initially 
thought to be the winner.

Ruis was initially credited with a time of 2 hours 31 minutes for the marathon 
(26.2 miles) and supposedly beat a world-class field of women. The interviewer 
noted it had been a short time since she'd been credited with a 2:52 at the New 
York Marathon. Then she asked how Ruiz had been able to improve so dramatically 
in such a short time - had she hired a coach and been doing some interval 

Ruiz replied "What's interval training? I don't know what that is." 

It wasn't exactly an answer you'd expect from someone who just defeated the best 
women marathoners on the planet.

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