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Old 01-03-2020, 01:40 PM
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Yesterday would have been Isaac Asimov's 100th birthday!
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Courtesy of the Straight Dope forum...


There's actually a word for what MacGyver does!


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In the foreword to one of the 1970s volumes of the complete Peanuts, Billie Jean King talks about her friendship with Charles Schulz. He was a good tennis player and a supporter of women's sports, and they held each other in high regard. Anyway, whenever he wanted to talk to her, he'd mention her in Peanuts, knowing she'd see it and call him up.
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