[Coco] The Best quote I've seen in a while

James C. Hrubik jimhrubik at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 5 17:56:39 EST 2020

Me laff,too, Gene.  I used to have to administer those things.  Wonder how many HS grads can actually score above the bottom nowadays  :^ ).

They can try — https://stanfordbinettest.com/

On Feb 4, 2020, at 7:00 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at shentel.net> wrote:

> On Tuesday 04 February 2020 16:15:53 pfitchjr at bellsouth.net wrote:
>> "Teaching sand to think was a mistake..."
> ROTFLMAO!  And I'm inclined to agree, but our technological progress 
> since has been pretty close to a vertical line, and generally speaking 
> we are better off for it.
> Actually, we did that first with glass and metal. First "computer" I ever 
> saw had 12,000 12AU7 vacuum tubes in it. 1954 or 55 IIRC. Tied to a 
> modified Harris streaming printing press, which was used to drag the 
> test sheets past the photocells that read the dots, it was grading the 
> Iowa version of the S/B IQ test. At about 4 test sheets a second. 
> Designed and built by the engineering school at SUI in Iowa City.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett

A leader is someone who walks 
out front and takes the hits for 
the people who are behind him.
"Leading from the rear" is oxymoronic.
— — Sayings of Grandpa Jim, c. 2018 — 

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