Just because you weren’t there didn’t mean it wasn’t happening…

Overheard at the National Archive II in Maryland yesterday…

An archivist was showing a man how to read the (frankly terrible) catalogue “system” at the archive.

Archivist: “You want to go back as far as World War Two?”

Man: “Further. I want to go back to 1940.”

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Published in: on September 2, 2010 at 3:50 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. To say “Just because you weren’t there didn’t mean it wasn’t happening” is against the uhmareican belief system, tisk-tisk Bill.

    • I might get deported! Last day at the archive tomorrow, I will be on best behaviour.


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