A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Frank Reed
Date: 2015 Nov 25, 12:06 -0800
Ken Gebhart, you wrote:
"I believe I was the origin of the pithy saying."
In fact, that was exactly my original recollection on this! It sounded quite Gebhart-esque to me when I read it last week. But when I went looking for documentation, the only source that I could find in print was David Burch's article written in the Spring of 2006. As I noted before, "these things happen innocently in a field like celestial navigation".