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  1. Jonathan

    August 8, 2007 - 12:33 pm

    Is there any significance to how heavily weighted this seems to be to the front half of the alphabet, and even within that, to the front third of the the front half?

  2. Jonathan

    August 8, 2007 - 12:34 pm

    Oh yeah, first or last names, the trend seems just as clear for both.

  3. dan

    August 8, 2007 - 12:55 pm

    Yikes. Um, hadn’t noticed that.

    Anyway, how’s that European vacation treating you? Amsterdam this week, was it?

  4. Jonathan

    August 9, 2007 - 5:52 am

    This week? The Bronx. Last week? Sofia. It’s all an adventure.