RE: The New Business Class

Joe Barrera (
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 11:08:08 -0800

> NYT article states:
> >(Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is larger than Manhattan.)

> That looked pretty suspicious to me - but it turns out, it's
> true. Ah, the web. How else would we ever have been able
> to check useless statistical claims like this?

Well, son, a long time ago, people used to use "Almanacs", which were paper
books full of facts. Now all that's left of them is dangling web pointers
such as
<> .
Very sad, really.

And a very long time ago, there used to be "Librarians" whom one could call
to ask questions.

- Joe