In article <nKqdncBxCaNscKjRnZ2dnUVZ_s6dnZ2d@posted.northdakotatelephone>, Pat Flannery <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 7/8/2010 6:55 AM, John Stafford wrote: > > > > That goofy librarian could have rummaged about the earth for another > > pair of glasses, but that would be a sequel and they didn't do them then. > > You probably don't have really bad vision like I do (and his glasses > made his look far worse than mine in that episode) I've spent half an > hour looking around the inside of my apartment for my misplaced glasses > before I could locate which particular blur was them. :-)
Sure, but he had all the time in the world. It's not like his search would make him late for work.
> > > Back to the subject: What is a light year? I think it is a year that has > > more taste, is less filling. > > I'd say a light year was 1752, when 11 days were dropped from the year > to get the calender back into adjustment with the sky: > http://www.cslib.org/CalendarChange.htm
I live in an area where the sky drifts throughout the year with dark winters and long summer days. It's soooo depressing.