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I realized I'd put my foot in my mouth the instant I pressed the button.

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From: Christopher Wright [mailto:chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 11:41 AM
To: SEAOC Newsletter
Subject: RE: Question on Spirals in Columns


>Not in Las Vegas.
That's because Las Vegas isn't on the equator.

You could fit about half a deck under the string assuming it were
stretched tight and concentric with the equator.

Christopher Wright P.E.    |"They couldn't hit an elephant from
chrisw(--nospam--at)skypoint.com        | this distance"   (last words of Gen.
___________________________| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)
http://www.skypoint.com/~chrisw


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