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Re: Wearing RSA shirt to school
Timothy C. May writes:
> Grumpiness warning: I have held my tongue the past few months as all of
> these "this t-shirt has been declared a munition!!!" messages went out, but
> I can hold my tongue no longer.
> It was this series of posts about whether wearing the "munitions t-shirt"
> near schools was a crime or not that made me think the silly season had
> arrived. If the t-shirt is a munition, and books are munitions, then
> libraries must be real "ammunition dumps," ready to explode at any minute.
"Printer's ink has been running a race against gunpowder these many, many
years. Ink is handicapped, in a way, because you can blow up a man with
gunpowder in half a second, while it may take twenty years to blow him up
with a book. But the gunpowder destroys itself along with its victim, while
a book can keep on exploding for centuries."
- Chistopher Morley, _The Haunted Bookshop_
Res ipsa loquitor.
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