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December 14, 2005

How many Smoots is that?

Today's making with the funny stuff comes straight from the 'we couldn't even make this stuff up if we tried' file.

All the Cantabridgians who have wondered what are those strange markings on the Mass Ave Bridge raise your hand.

Okay, put your hands down, I can't really see you.

Now, go check out this wikipedia entry for Smoot!

Apparently, the kid who let himself be rolled end over end over the Mass Ave Bridge grew up to become Chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and President of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Now THAT is taking a joke way too far!

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