Pull up a folding chair
July 16, 2002 8:35 AM   Subscribe

Pull up a folding chair and take a look at the folding chair's four thousand year history, thanks to the kind folks at designboom.
posted by ewagoner (7 comments total)
cool link ewagoner. I had no idea.
posted by th3ph17 at 12:24 PM on July 16, 2002

King Tut had the first lawn chair. Heh. Very cool link.
posted by yhbc at 12:47 PM on July 16, 2002

The Folding Chair:
Elisabeth said that life was like a folding chair, "I can put it away when I want to." That's what she said, I don't know if anyone understood her. What I did know was that she looked as beautiful as ever when she said it.
posted by ColdChef at 1:08 PM on July 16, 2002

A folding_and_mutilating chair would be cooler.
posted by fold_and_mutilate at 8:12 PM on July 16, 2002

Hmmm. Interesting. This very same (somewhat non-mainstream) link turned up this afternoon on a mailing list I subscribe to, a mailing list I never thought in a million years would have much overlap with MeFi. I find myself wondering - is it a coincidence? Or is some other MeFi reader out there a medievalist?
posted by anastasiav at 11:38 PM on July 16, 2002

Anastasiav, it's probably coincidence. However, I did post the same link to my weblog earlier in the day, and I am a medievalist, so it's possible that it jumped from my page to your mail list. [Note: this exchange may have been best done via email, but Anastasiav's profile lists no address.]
posted by ewagoner at 6:27 AM on July 17, 2002

excellent link.
posted by mlang at 7:26 AM on July 17, 2002

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