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May 27, 2007

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How'd It Get to be a Pentagon, Anyway?

In the Washington Post, Steve Vogel tells the tale of the Pentagon’s shape. Not to ruin it or anything, but this is funny: It was designed that way to fit on an oddly-shaped plot of land. Then it got moved. But there wasn’t time to change the plans. So they kept it a pentagon!

Via Danger Room.

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Posted May 27, 2007 at 8:06 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Gleeful Miscellany
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