Re: aircraft engine names

From:         McElravy <cpa1@penn.com>
Date:         21 Jul 96 13:29:35 
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>McElravy <cpa1@penn.com> wrote:
>>	Fokker 100 -- Scientists/Inventors (I think, I wasn't too good at those
>> 		ones, I hesitated even mentioning this one for fear of looking
>>		 daft  -- Leeuwenhoek, Oort)
>
>Astronomers? The "Oort cloud" is the mass of comets surrounding the Sun, I
>believe. I've heard of Leeuwenhoek, but don't remember what he did.

The Oort cloud! That's right! I was racking my brain trying to remember
what that name meant to me! Anyway, Leeuwenhoek was the Dutchman who
invented the microscope. Why I remembered what he did and not Oort is
unknown.

						Evan McElravy
						cpa1@penn.com