Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Deep Thought

How did we know how big things were before Manhattan was “discovered”?

Or Rhode Island or Connecticut were mapped?

It seems there's a meme among the (largely New York centric) news media that everybody instinctively knows from memory what those phrases mean.

Did some ancient Scot ever describe a golf ball as “about the size of those hail stones that fell just after the equinox”?

Just wonderin’ …

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