October 21, 1918

On October 21, 1918, world champion typist, Margaret Benedict Owen set a typing speed record of 170 words per minute. When Chim-Chim the talking chimpanzee learned of this, he immediately sent a telegram to Emile Borel in France. In the message, Chim-Chim asked how long it would take Margaret Benedict Owen randomly banging away at a keyboard to produce a single work of William Shakespeare. Borel sent back a message to Chim-Chim that read, ‘The answer is still infinity vous stupide singe.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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