Re: [XTalk] Time
- In a message dated 1/23/2004 10:27:21 AM Central Standard Time,
This illustration doesn't show it very well, but the bottom vessel has a
spout on the bottom just like the top one's. This spout would be corked
when the water had run its course the position of the vessels would be
then the now-empty bottom vessel would be corked and the process started
again. The example above was presumably used to time speeches in legal
Obviously the system stripped out the illustration. Sorry about that: It
merely shows two identical vessels, each with a spout on its bottom, with one
vessel elevated and water flowing from the upper to the lower.
I should have just described it in the first place!
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