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Subject: Here cubit.


Author:
Calvin
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Date Posted: 11:05:31 12/09/16 Fri
In reply to: Diogenes 's message, "Whither Cubit?" on 10:33:21 12/09/16 Fri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubit#/media/File:Cubit_rule_Egyptian_NK_from_Liverpool_museum.jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubit#/media/File:Louvres-antiquites-egyptiennes-img_2748.jpg

Or as the President-elect would claim, it's huuuge.

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Diogenes
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Date Posted: 12:16:25 12/09/16 Fri

An ancient cubit was the distance from the top of the middle finger to the point of the bent elbow. If you had smaller hands with shorter fingers your cubit was smaller. I'll bet the Pharaoh had a huge cubit. Donald Trump, not so much. Who says a liberal arts education is worthless?

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