mclaugh at mclaugh at
Mon Oct 14 09:56:55 EST 1996

Thanks to all who replied to my request for info on what turns out to be
called the Annals of Improbable Research. For everyone else's information,
the following is one of several helpful replies I received:

>1996-09-12      How to Subscribe to AIR (*)
>The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is a magnificent bi-
>monthly print journal.
>(What you have been reading in mini-AIR are little bits of 
>overflow material that we couldn't fit into the magazine.) 
>Here's how to subscribe to the real thing!
>Rates (in US dollars)
>USA                     1 year - $23            2 years - $39
>Canada/Mexico           1 year - $27            2 years - $45
>Overseas                1 year - $40            2 years - $70
>        [Copies of back issues are each $8 in the US, 
>        $11 in Canada/Mexico, $16 overseas.] 
>Send payment (US bank check, or international money order, or 
>Visa, Mastercard or Discover cards) to:
>        The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR)
>        PO Box 380853, Cambridge, MA 02238 USA
>        617-491-4437 FAX: 617-661-0927
>        air at
>1996-09-13      How to Receive mini-AIR, etc. (*)
>What you are reading right now is mini-AIR. It is NOT a tiny 
>version of AIR -- rather, it is overflow from the real magazine.
>To subscribe, send a brief E-mail message to:
>The body of your message should contain ONLY the words
>(You may substitute your own name for that of Madame Curie.)
>                        ----------------------------
>To stop subscribing, send the following message: SIGNOFF MINI-AIR
>To obtain a list of back issues, send this message: INDEX MINI-AIR
>To retrieve a particular back issue, send a message specifying 
>which issue you want. For example, to retrieve the issue dated 
>950706, send this message: GET MINI-AIR MINI-AIR.950706
>1996-09-14      Our Address (*)
>The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR)
>PO Box 380853, Cambridge, MA 02238 USA
>617-491-4437 FAX:617-661-0927
>EDITORIAL: marca at
>GENERAL INFO (supplied automatically): info at
>We read everything we receive, but are unable to answer all of it. 
>If you need a reply, please include your Internet address and/or a 
>SASE in all printed correspondence.
>>From time to time AIRhead news reports and commentary appear on 
>ABC Television's "World News Now" and Public Radio's "Living on 
>        * USENET:
>         a weekly column appears in
>        * AOL: Special extracts are available. Goto keyword "IMPROB"

Esther G. McLaughlin
Associate Professor and Chair
Biology Dept.
Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis MN 55454 USA
FAX: 612/330-1649

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