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Re: dying art



> So there I was, speaking with a museum director, and he asked me what
> I did.  I told him that, among other things, I restored books.
>
> He told me that when he was an undergraduate student he took a class
> in bookbinding.  One night at the opening of an art exhibit he was
trying
> to impress a lovely young lady, when she asked him what he was
studying.
>
> He told her, "Bookbinding."
>
> She said, "How boring."
>
> He took his degree in philosophy, and never looked back.
>
> Just another data point.
>
> Jack
>
>
>
> Jack C. Thompson
> Thompson Conservation Laboratory
> Portland, OR 97217
>

  Gee!  Jack.  It would only be poetic justice if he had married said
lovely young lady and been bored by her for the rest of his life.
  Dorothy (the vengeful) Africa
>

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