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Feds blow $700K to find out what Neil Armstrong REALLY said on the moon

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The federal government spent $700,000 to study whether astronaut Neil Armstrong’s famous quote as the first man on the moon was transcribed accurately, only to reach no conclusion.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., called out the waste of federal money as part of his latest Waste Report this week. He said the National Science Foundation issued two grants totaling $700,000 to study whether Armstrong really did say on the moon, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

It’s long been noted that his quote wasn’t quite said in a grammatically correct way, and that Armstrong should have said he took one small step for “a” man, and one giant leap for mankind. – READ MORE

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  • clarioncaller

    Couldn’t they just go back and read Stanley Kubrick’s script for nothing?