[CentOS] why is this html looks like this?

Wed Jan 5 03:40:30 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 01/04/11 7:29 PM, Keith Keller wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 02:10:46AM +0100, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
>> The 1972 in the address kinda made me laugh. Do you think he's posting
>> from his daddies address or just pretending to be more mature than he
>> actually is? ;)
> Not my kid!  (AFAIK, anyway....)
> --keith, born in 1972 (and my kids are 7 and 4, so I don't think it's
> them!)

More likely, its his 1972nd alias used for bogus questions on random 
technical lists

--pierce, graduated from HS in 1972 (and my kids are 20 and 16, so I 
don't think its them)