Archive - Aug 7, 2006

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misreading

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indian population

I had a little fun with PBS’s surname ranking service, and came up with these interesting numbers:

patel is surname number 386 in the USA.
shah is surname number 1751 in the USA.
singh is surname number 630 in the USA.
kumar is surname number 4039 in the USA.

To provide context, there’s the other surnames:

lee is surname number 23 in the USA.
lopez is surname number 39 in the USA.
smith is surname number 1 in the USA.
bush is surname number 311 in the USA.
clinton is surname number 1703 in the USA.

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usb drive

Cheap USB Drive : well, atleast they got the USB part right.

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bookmobile

Brewster Kahle’s Bookmobile Project: A van that allows you to print from one of thousands of public-domain books, and serves it up in bound form, all for under a dollar.

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