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Thirty-Six Thousand Feet Under the Sea (newyorker.com)
37 points by pseudolus 7 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 8 comments





Fun fact, though unrelated: the title 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea refers to the distance traveled while under the sea, not the depth.

Saturday Night Live did a whole skit on this.

https://snltranscripts.jt.org/93/93qleagues.phtml

Why am I cursed to remember these awful things? From 27 years ago!

https://streamable.com/bf8f


Is that Kelsey Grammer!? I had no idea he did an SNL stint.

It would have been strange if he was 5000+ miles under the surface.

Took me a while to realize that when I first read the book. Was a slight disappointment but I quickly got over it

"How did they plug all those holes?"

Good article, but discussed just 10 days ago.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23153640


> micromillimetre

Somebody doesn't know how SI prefixes work.




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