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[ih] evil umpire?

Hi Folks,

So, somebody here must remember:

Who was it who's USENET sig line referred to the "evil umpire," and what 
was the exact line?? (My Google Foo doesn't seem to be working today, or 
it happened too long ago to be indexed.)

I want to quote it in a piece I'm writing.


Miles Fidelman

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra

Theory is when you know everything but nothing works.
Practice is when everything works but no one knows why.
In our lab, theory and practice are combined:
nothing works and no one knows why.  ... unknown