brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Bob LeChevalier lojbab at lojban.org
Thu Oct 24 22:24:16 EST 2002


cary at afone.as.arizona.edu (Cary Kittrell) wrote:

>Copyright 1984 The New York Times Company  
>                               The New York Times
>
>              February 14, 1984, Tuesday, Late City Final Edition
>
>SECTION: Section C; Page 1, Column 5; Science Desk
>
>HEADLINE: EINSTEIN REVEALED AS BRILLIANT IN YOUTH
>
>BYLINE: By WALTER SULLIVAN
>   Before that, at Aargau, French was almost his nemesis. Swiss
>archives have produced the minutes of a teacher's conference held on
>March 15, 1899, in which it was noted that a written reprimand from
>the French teacher had been entered in Einstein's record.
>
>   When he finally graduated this blemish was again noted. He was
>''promoted with protest in French,'' his transcript read.

So social promotion is neither a modern nor American public school
invention %^)

lojbab



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