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Posted by Shae on September 24, 2002

In Reply to: Leverage posted by R. Berg on September 24, 2002

: : Anybody know the correct saying and the author?

: Archimedes, c. 235 B.C. What he said was presumably in Greek and is often translated as "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth."

Hah!! I'm off to Florida for the next week so I won't have to listen to the rebutals!! He actually said "Give me a fulcrum and I will move the earth!"

Prove me wrong!

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