OT: old farts recollecting -- Re: ASR1002

Jim Mercer jim at reptiles.org
Tue Jan 19 16:00:01 UTC 2010

for days now, i've been trying to remember a quotation, which i vaguely seem
to remember popping up in trn/nn or some USENET newsreader of old, along
the lines of:

"the telephone, once commonly available in cities, ...."

or something like that.

ring a bell for anyone?

Jim Mercer        jim at reptiles.org        +92 336 520-4504
"I'm Prime Minister of Canada, I live here and I'm going to take a leak."
   - Lester Pearson in 1967, during a meeting between himself and
    President Lyndon Johnson, whose Secret Service detail had taken over
    Pearson's cottage retreat.  At one point, a Johnson guard asked
    Pearson, "Who are you and where are you going?"

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