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    Re: Nautical Almanac Usage
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2004 Oct 24, 12:31 -0500

    on 10/24/04 10:02 AM, Fred Hebard at Fred{at}ACF.ORG wrote:
    > On Oct 24, 2004, at 2:59 AM, Frank Reed wrote:
    >> Fred H wrote regarding the government Nautical Almanac:
    >> "It's of better construction quality, so sturdier for day to day use.
    >> Heavier paper, heavy cover."
    >> It also makes a much better coaster for your cup of coffee.
    >> Frank R
    >> [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
    >> [X] Chicago, Illinois
    > Yes, that slick cover on the commercial edition makes a lousy coaster.
    > More seriously, I haven't had any pages fall out of the government
    > edition, but have out of the commercial edition.  It depends on whether
    > you use it every day or not.  Of course the ads in the commercial
    > edition are of some value.
    As long as we are beating this subject to death, I might as well add that it
    has been reported that when wet the orange cover will stain your clothes!

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