brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Angilion angilion at ypical.fsnet.co.uk
Tue Jul 16 18:27:54 EST 2002


On Mon, 15 Jul 2002 22:53:17 +0000 (UTC), cary at afone.as.arizona.edu (Cary
Kittrell) wrote:

>In article <nEFY8.63600$P%6.4263187 at news2.west.cox.net> "John Knight" <johnknight at usa.com> writes:
><If feminazis didn't always dredge up Marie Curie from a century ago as an
><example of female intelligence, then this story about Hopper "inventing"
><[read: IMPROVING, in the English language, as noted above] MAY be credible.
><
><But when they keep insisting that the wife of the recipient of half a Nobel
><Prize was the *inventor* of x-rays, all such stories must be taken with a
><grain of salt.
><
><On top of that, Hopper's alleged accomplishment occurred during the era of
><affirmative action, which will taint ALL such claims.
><
>Really?  When did "the era of affirmative action" arrive in Sweden, 
>John? 

Sweden?  How is Sweden relevant to whether or not Grace Hopper is
rightly attributed with inventing the compiler?

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