From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: O.T. Math help
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Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 15:37:05 GMT
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On Fri, 08 Nov 2002 03:44:16 GMT,
John Popelish ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: O.T. Math help",
Wrote the following:
|Jim Thompson wrote:
|> On Thu, 7 Nov 2002 19:32:37 -0600,
|> "jcurtis" ,
|> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
|> Article: ,
|> Entitled: "Re: O.T. Math help",
|> Wrote the following:
|> |My friend, glass does flow. Any competent glass worker will tell you that a
|> |glass pane is somewhat thicker at the bottom than at the top, although it
|> |takes many years for this to be measurable.
|> Very true! My ancestors date back to the 1600's in Pendleton County,
|> VA (now WV). Some of their homes still are standing. Some of the
|> windows even show "ripples" from the flow.
|I am pretty confident that those ripples were present the day the
|windows were made.
Neeeerp! These were German immigrants who knew how to make good float
glass. After three hundred years the glass was clearly thicker on the
bottom as well.
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