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Swim across the Atlantic Ocean

Started: 2007-05-13 19:18:07

Submitted: 2007-05-13 19:36:44

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I have to confess that it never crossed my mind to try asking Google Maps for directions between places on non-connecting continents. This morning, I asked for directions from Longmont to London. Google Maps happily found a driving route for me, which takes me on I-76 to I-80 though Nebraska, eventually taking me to Boston, where, at step 29, it instructs me:

29. Swim across the Atlantic Ocean

I hope no one takes this literally, as some users of satellite navigation systems apparently do.

Google Swimming

Blessed is he who, not having anything to say, can not be persuaded to say it.
- Dr. Show, 24 August 1999