Re: [LEAPSECS] Precise time over time

From: John.Cowan <>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 11:42:32 -0400

Clive D.W. Feather scripsit:

> > In the US I belive something is antique when it is 25 years old,

AFAIK that applies to cars only.

> > in Europe I think it has to be 50 years old to gain the distinction.
> 100 years.

Same in the U.S.

It was dreary and wearisome.  Cold clammy winter still held way in this
forsaken country.  The only green was the scum of livid weed on the dark
greasy surfaces of the sullen waters.  Dead grasses and rotting reeds loomed
up in the mists like ragged shadows of long-forgotten summers.
        --"The Passage of the Marshes"
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