A line for the ages...

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Mon Jul 9 18:04:59 UTC 2001

--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
on ADS-L...


M Lynne Murphy
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School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
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