Xah Lee's Unixism

Dave Hansen iddw at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 2 15:23:03 CEST 2004


On Thu, 02 Sep 2004 00:43:03 +0100 (BST), bhk at dsl.co.uk (Brian
{Hamilton Kelly}) wrote:

>On Wednesday, in article
>     <10jc7cu7e57koaa at corp.supernews.com>
>     wyrmwif at tango-sierra-oscar-foxtrot-tango.fake.org "SM Ryan"
>     wrote:
>
>> There's a story about why railroad tracks are spaced the way they are.
>
>Is this the one about two Roman horses' arses?  If so, it also accounts
>for the physical dimensions of the Space Shuttle's boosters.

http://www.snopes.com/history/american/gauge.htm

Regards,

                               -=Dave
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