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“The word Gerrymander was actually named after someone — Elbridge Gerry. But the 18th-century politician pronounced it more like Gary than Gerry.” First the Gif pronunciation debate, and now this. Gerrymandering: You’re Saying It Wrong!

+ Xkcd: If there were a kind of a fireman’s pole from the Moon down to the Earth, how long would it take to slide all the way from the Moon to the Earth?

+ Sometimes fan demands can win the day. For example, we now have a Weezer cover of Toto’s Africa.

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