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From: "Norman H. Cohen" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 1997 15:53:48 -0400
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Michael Pickett wrote:

<< My sister-in-law has just returned from a business trip to the USA. She
tells me she took a taxi in Washington, and was surprised to find an Ada
textbook on the seat. (She didn't say which one. Sorry, chaps, but she's a
biologist, not a software engineer.) She pointed it out to the driver who
confessed that he was learning Ada in his spare time, and what a wonderful
language it is.>>

If you turn to pages 864-866 of Ada as a Second Language, you'll see why I
have no doubt about which Ada textbook the taxi driver was reading.  :-)