August 15, 1977

On August 15, 1977, the “Big Ear”, Ohio State’s radio telescope in Delaware received a possible alien radio signal from deep space that has since been called the “Wow” radio signal. Unknown to the general public, the CIA has been able to decipher the signal. The “Wow” signal actually says, “Arlyss French, won a trip to Mars. Too bad, it wasn’t the Stars. Burma-Shave.”

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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