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March 22, 2012

"WHAT YOU SEE HERE WHAT YOU DO HERE WHAT YOU HEAR HERE WHEN YOU LEAVE HERE LET IT STAY HERE"

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Sign at Oak Ridge, Tennessee Manhattan Project facility where uranium for the first atomic bombs was purified.

I've heard this advice a zillion times since I was a kid yet not till now did I know what made it ubiquitous.

Photograph by Ed Clark, published in Life magazine in 1945.

[via On the Neutron Trail]

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That should be next to the "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign! Here in Asia, they could put those up in Angeles City, Pattaya, Patong, Patpong and Macau!

Posted by: Fred | Mar 23, 2012 1:22:21 AM

Nah, the BOJ Motto ought to be: "Worth every cent that we pay for BOJ."

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Mar 22, 2012 9:44:57 PM

I think it should be the BOJ motto ;-)

Posted by: JoePeach | Mar 22, 2012 7:22:49 PM

What happens at Oak Ridge stays at Oak Ridge.

Posted by: TMKvamme | Mar 22, 2012 10:44:41 AM

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