Re: The Missing Day

From: Robert Schneider <>
Date: Mon Feb 02 2004 - 22:27:13 EST


    You will find a detailed exposition of the "missing day" invention on
the Urban Legends Reference Pages site: The writer traces the story
back to Harry Rimmer. Can you confirm that, Ted?

Bob Schneider

PS: This is a great site for all sorts of fascinating stories. And some of
them are true! But not this one.

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Murphy" <>
To: "Sheila Wilson" <>
Cc: "Jay Willingham" <>; "ASA" <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 5:33 PM
Subject: Re: The Missing Day

> Sheila Wilson wrote:
> >
> > This is on the modern myth website. I personally contacted the company
the man worked for - the whole thing is a lie.
> True, but it circulates widely. A parishioner in my former congregation
told me that
> he'd heard it on James Kennedy's TV program. He was mightily impressed &
suggested that
> I use it in a sermon. I use this as a case study in my seminary
science-theology class
> to get aspiring clergy to think about how to respond intelligently but
sensitively to
> such drivel.
> Shalom,
> George
> P.S. I should add that I don't know for a fact that Kennedy in particular
cited this,
> but he may have.
> George L. Murphy
Received on Tue Feb 3 22:26:50 2004

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