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Goodbye, Pluto

August 24, 2006

One wonders if the demotion of Pluto as a true planet, putting us back to eight planets in the solar system for the first time since 1930, will screw up the mnemonics generations of schoolchildren have learned over the years to help them recall the order of the planets. Some of the most popular (according to Wikipedia):

My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas could become, "My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Noodles."


My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming Planets could become, "My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up...Nuts!"

At least those of us who learned basic musical notation in grade school can continue to keep "Every Good Boy Does Fine."


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