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Pack up all my cares and woe…


Further to “many bags look alike…,” and with an eye to the impending summer travel season, a nifty new resource:

The Universal Packing List is a “packing list generator”:  one simply answers a few questions about one’s destination and preferences, and viola!

As we refold our handkerchiefs, we might recall that it was on this date in 1892 that baseball’s first pinch hitter (Charles “Princeton Charlie” Reilly) appeared at the plate– 80 years to the day after the plate itself (that’s to say, the rubber) was patented…


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April 29, 2009 at 1:01 am

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