A line for the ages...
faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Mon Jul 9 18:15:47 UTC 2001
Lynne Murphy wrote:
>--On Monday, July 9, 2001 1:08 pm +0800 Laurence Horn
><laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
>> "It's a cheap hobby, and it keeps me from falling into the company of
>> frolicsome women."
>> --George A. Thompson Jr., NYU librarian, on why he spends hours a
>> week looking at microfilm of 19th century newspapers for ancient
>> references to predecessors of baseball
>That seems to imply that he's not in the company of frolicsome women here
Hmmm...Indeed. We'll have to do something about that.
Alice Faber faber at haskins.yale.edu
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