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Sunday, January 23, 2005

Become a Nostradamus on Chrenkoff 

"He might be little remembered as a sportsman, but 19th century Scottish golfer Jack McCullogh is causing a stir with a novel that appears to eerily predict the modern era...

"A previously unknown 1892 novel by McCullogh, which tells the tale of a man who sleeps until 2000... [is titled] 'Golf in the Year 2000, or What We Are Coming To,' and predicted the advent of both golf carts and golf professionals...

"Other ideas were the digital watch, high-speed bullet trains, working women who dressed like men and a large glass screen that plays images, much like a television."
Not having read the book, I'm not sure whether it revolves around a golf-mad American president who due to an unfortunate spelling mistake starts a Gulf War, but it sound very exciting. So exciting in fact, that I'm asking you to unleash your prophetic powers, gaze intently into your crystal balls, drink up the last few sips of your tea to gaze at tealeaves, and offer some suggestions for a new book, "Golf in the Year 2113, or What the Hell We Are Coming To" about a man who wakes up after a hopefully refreshing 108-year sleep, only to discover...

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