A Very Respectable Age
Yesterday, January 3rd, 2003, would have marked J.R.R. Tolkien’s 111th birthday. Meaning he would have been eleventy-one, which is a very respectable age for a hobbit author.
Happy Birthday Professor.
You can read the CNN story Here
And while we’re on the subject of birthdays, on January 1th, 1983, ARPANET switched over to the TCP/IP protocol, and the Internet was born. One more year and it can legally drink everywhere.
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