From ''The Book of Bharat, Eternal Testament of Christ Jesus''

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From ''The Book of Bharat, Eternal Testament of Christ Jesus''

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Res Ipsa wrote:

Now, I risk to retake the pole pos of OD...
That MP guys wrote a history with this word; today we all know the phenomenon it designates. Here and everywhere.

As the magnetic disk drives wear the name of a .30-30 caliber cartridge.

And - for geeks only - the endianness of a computer comes from Lilliput and Blefuscu...
(Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, if somebody doesn't know that weird place names - only Zarahemla and Bountiful...)
- Whenever a poet or preacher, chief or wizard spouts gibberish, the human race spends centuries deciphering the message. - Umberto Eco
- To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous as to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin. - Cardinal Bellarmine at the trial of Galilei

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