[Ads-l] dihydrogen monoxide (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 25 07:23:18 UTC 2016


AAMOF, the article is titled "Dihydrogen monoxide hoax". I don't see that
isolated cite as relevant to it at all. Lexicographically, yes, but not for
this.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dihydrogen_monoxide_hoax

Mark(edness)
On Mar 25, 2016 3:14 AM, "Mark Mandel" <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not for the hoax/jokes, which is what the term is associated with now. I
> haven't seen any connection made between the 1870s' "pedantic extreme" use
> and the 1980s' gag. Maybe I'll remember to check in the morning... (looks
> at clock) afternoon.
>
> Mark
>
> "Go to bed. Tired is stupid."
> (Kurremkarmerruk to Ged)
> Ursula K. Le Guin, _A Wizard of Earthsea_ (Earthsea Cycle, #1), Ch. 3
>
> On Mar 23, 2016 10:55 AM, "Joel Berson" <berson at att.net> wrote:
> >
> > Seems like the Wikipedia article, section "History", should be updated
> ... =
> > from 1983 to the 1870s.=C2=A0 Mark?
> >
>

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