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Old Feb 21, 2005, 04:46 PM
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fwiw, does anyone know the source of the original article? iirc I started seeing it float around the 'net and supposedly in chain emails ~beginning of 2002. Couple of different introduction and post-notes attached to it. I *belive* the original was suppose to be a response to FL's new Driver's License law that allowed covered faces in photo due to religion (you know which one), but I've also seen it introduced (as in this case) with Chirstmas a a background, etc.

As for the conents ...

add - okay, one of the earliest instance on usenet is Dec 20 2001

added - ah, a couple more keywords (which should have been obvious) and you get:

http://www.breakthechain.org/exclusives/beamerican.html

http://www.snopes.com/rumors/american.htm
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