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In a message dated 98-03-25 18:10:30 EST, you write:

 The reason I saw so far was becasue I stood on the shoulders of giants.

I'll take this one! This was written by Isaac Newton to Robert Hooke (with
whom Newton feuded). Usually taken as an example of Newton's modesty, it may
instead have been a carefuly worded barb at Hooke, who was a short man.

Bruce Bates
RISA Technologies