Administrivia - Billion Second Day

From: Wayne M. Smith <>
Date: Tue Sep 11 00:07:34 2001

> >So... what are the most outstanding examples of classic
systems whose
> >timekeeping mechanisms have withstood the passage of time
(including any
> >that would have if they were still running today)?
> Big Ben in London? :-p
I was just in London a few weeks ago, and people take great
glee in repeatedly telling you that Big Ben is the "bell"
behind the clock, not the clock. True?

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