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Stentor
06-09-2003, 11:31 AM
Who invented the ABC's and the concept of alphabetical order? Is there any logical reason why A comes before B comes before C?

zev_steinhardt
06-09-2003, 11:33 AM
[Steven Wright]Is it because of the song?[/Steven Wright] :D

Zev Steinhardt

SpoilerVirgin
06-09-2003, 12:03 PM
Previous thread with links to even more previous threads: Alphabet Order (http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=168485)

ltfire
06-09-2003, 07:18 PM
..and how come people in the obits die in alphabetical order?