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Re: potrzebie

On Wed, 27 Sep 2000 RSRICHMOND@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Potrzebie was the most durable of these words, lasting perhaps five years 
> before they killed it, also without explanation, around 1959. Kids usually 

Every good Comp Sci student remembers that Donald E. "The Art of Computer
Programming" Knuth's first published work was _The Potrzebie System of
Weights and Measures_, in MAD.

Matthew Skala
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