"Timeline" plot in China

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"Timeline" plot in China

Postby Monzambano » 28 Jun 2013 05:46

Archaeologists opening an untouched 400-year-old Chinese tomb were somewhat taken aback to find a Swiss-made ring watch probably around 100 years old:

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Read the full, riveting article in the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1096959/Mystery-century-old-Swiss-watch-discovered-ancient-tomb-sealed-400-years.html

I was intrigued that the distinguished archeologists plumped on the factoid that there was supposedly no "Switzerland" 400 years ago as the dead giveaway that this was dodgy - rather than, say, the technology involved, the modern design or the fact that the legend is in English...

No word on whether this Swiss watch was made in Hong Kong.
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Re: "Timeline" plot in China

Postby Paul B » 28 Jun 2013 07:14

It's the daily mail. It's bollocks.

The story may have started with some facts and an actual interview but you won't find any stuff like that in the mail. It's probably a source of pride for the editor.
.... or I could be completely wrong.

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