Re: Significance of "As We May Think"

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    > His coinage of 'memex' in 1945 seems to have been overlooked.... I wonder
    > how that was pronounced....

    `Meme' as in `mean' substituted with an `m'. Now add an `x' as in X-men
    and you get `meam-X'. There you go....


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