OT: Quote of the day

John Sessoms jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Sat Oct 3 12:16:20 EDT 2009


From: Larry Colen
> Cue the old saw about how the size of the space shuttle was influenced
> by the width of a horses ass.

I thought it was the width of railroad tracks in Britain. I follow the 
part about two horses wide on chariots & the ruts in old Roman roads 
influencing the wagon makers who made the first railroad cars ... but 
have never heard how that extends out to the space shuttle.




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