Yep... one thing I hate about research is when I find out its
the stuff I think is true that's actually wrong... ;-D Ah, well...
guess thats why they call it 'RE-search'... but better to know the facts
that continue to believe that George Washington was the first President of the
>> so while there was "a gradual and continual increase in size
>> No! Read your data again!
YEA... just depends on WHEN you
start counting time... I don't think its unreasonable when you're talking
about a 1000 year time period. If you're comparing EARLY period stuff to
today... nope... not much of an issue... but take an Italian from the right time
period and... voila'... the size difference has *some* relevance...
This has been a pretty esoteric discussion... but fascinating... I'd
love to find a good book on the subject and see what variations occurred when...
and the speculation as to why...