`received the following tweet from`

@nanofoo`on`

@GreatDismal`2010.09.15`

.RT @GammaCounter Metric system corrupts young minds, Arizona wants to drop kilometers, from road signs. http://is.gd/fbSgR via @urbanophileNYTimes.com::Metric Interstate Divides Arizonans

These road signs are on southbound I-19 in Arizona. [Note: The picture is on the NYTimes.com website.]

The road signs says...

+--------+ +-------------+ +-------------+ | Intl | | Exit 1B | | Exit 4 | | Border | | Western Ave | | 189 South | | 6 km | | 3 km | | Border | +--------+ +-------------+ | Truck Route | +-------------+the numbers are: 1 4 189 6 3 the math is: sqrt(189 / 3 + 1) = 6 + sqrt(4) rsHwyEval: sqrt(189 + 6 + 1) + 3 + sqrt(4) = 19 * These road signs are on I-19. off-by-one rs42Eval: sqrt(189 + 6 + 1) + 4! + 3 = 42-1 * 42 is the "Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything"

**Creator:** Gerald Thurman
[gthurman@gmail.com]

**Created:** 15 September 2010

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