[Ads-l] Antedating of "Tetherball"

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 24 10:40:58 EST 2022

Mark Mandel wrote:
> "a pole some 110 ft high"? Like, 8-10 stories? We must have a misprint or
> typo for 10 here.

Excellent point, Mark. Apologies. Thanks for detecting that error via
thoughtful reading!

Either the "1" key bounced or the optical character recognition (OCR)
was defective. In addition, I neglected to apply a sanity check. The
correct measurement was "some 10 ft. high" as shown in the document
which is linked in the post.



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