"A man, a plan, a canal--Panama" (1955)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 27 01:01:35 UTC 2004

On Sat, 25 Dec 2004, Mark A. Mandel wrote:

>  I obtained most of my knowledge of relativity physics from the following,
> but I can't recall the name(s) of the authors:
> There was a young lady named Bright,
> Who could travel much fater than light;
> She departed one day
> Ina relative way,
> And returned on the previous night.

This was by Arthur Buller (published in Punch, 19 Dec. 1923).

Fred Shapiro

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