Saturday, October 9, 2010

Exploring the Last 10/10/10: In the Days Before Google

The San Francisco call. (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, October 10, 1910, Image 6 - Chronicling America - The Library of Congress

Remember how we grew up without the internet? Our ancestors, if they needed to know the etymology of the word "mugwump" couldn't just google it, apparently they he had to write in to the local newspaper and hope the question would be answered in a future edition.

Forerunner of Yahoo! Answers
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