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AOL’s First Strike Capability

Marc Abrahams, the editor of the actually funny magazine, Annals of Improbable Research and creator of the Ig Nobel Awards, in an email writes:

>AOL lost $99 billion. That’s over $300 for
>every person in the country!

Uh, oh. Now THEY might decide the best thing to do is go start a war.

Incoming! AOL CD’s!

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2 Responses to “AOL’s First Strike Capability”

  1. Given that the $99 billion somewhat exceds the entire worth of the AOL/TIme Warner corporate empire, I am guessing that figure is intended as hyperbole?

  2. Me, hyperbolic??????!!!!!!!!

    Actually, $99B is the actual number. Lots of sources on this, including:

    http://biz.yahoo.com/rf/030130/markets_stocks_adrs_1.html

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