Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Ray Depew (
7 Aug 1995 17:07:39 GMT

That nice lady from the
Reference Dept of Thomas Jefferson Library ( wrote:

: (Ray Depew) wrote:
: >4) Most libraries are already using a duodecimal system to catalog their
: >books.
: This is a troll, right? That's Dewey Decimal, son,--not duodecimal--and
: a lot of libraries, especially academic ones, don't use old Melvil's
: system anymore.

Actually, no, it was a joke.

: Anne
: Reference Librarian

Ray Depew
lover of libraries and friend of librarians for many years