Print

Print


On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Yoon Ha Lee wrote:

> > I barely know what they are either - I would've thought that people
> > outside of N. America would know what they are at least, but evidently
> > they don't even *exist* elsewhere.
>
> Sure don't exist in South Korea.  I wonder when the U.S. came up with them?

1864.  But for all I know they existed in Europe before that.

--
John Cowan                                   [log in to unmask]
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
        --Douglas Hofstadter