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World’s biggest bookmark* unveiled in Civic Square

By johnboy - 5 December 2012 12

bookmark unrolling

The World’s Biggest Bookmark has been a long term project of the ACT Library Service and volunteers.

Today the fruits of their labour was unrolled in Civic Square.

One hopes a good time was had by all.

* Citation needed.


UPDATE 06/12/12 09:14: The media release has now downgraded the achievement to Canberra’s biggest. Which is pretty small beer really.

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World’s biggest bookmark* unveiled in Civic Square
Dork 6:12 pm 06 Dec 12

They got in touch with Guinness world records who basically said if you want to classify it as a world record you have to pay for someone to come and check everything. They didn’t have the funding.

astrojax 11:22 am 06 Dec 12

johnboy said :

All that and it ends up just being “Canberra’s biggest bookmark”!

what, has dapto a bigger one?

poetix 10:11 am 06 Dec 12

If it’s downgraded to only the Northside’s biggest, expect angry scenes involving needles and a fleet of very slow four cylinder cars ramming things.

johnboy 9:16 am 06 Dec 12

All that and it ends up just being “Canberra’s biggest bookmark”!

poetix 9:20 pm 05 Dec 12

kstar said :

But can you see it from the moon?

There are Martians looking through telescopes at what they think are canals as we speak…

kstar 7:54 pm 05 Dec 12

But can you see it from the moon?

switch 3:57 pm 05 Dec 12

And to think people here used to disparage it as “the world’s biggest useless thing.”

dpm 3:10 pm 05 Dec 12

Holden Caulfield said :

Any sign of the book?

The matching book has been postponed due to printing cuts in the public service:
http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/wong-to-cut-550m-but-vows-to-leave-jobs-untouched-20120925-26jg1.html

Another victim of the Govt’s push to a mythical surplus this FY… Hahaha! 🙂

Holden Caulfield 2:45 pm 05 Dec 12

Any sign of the book?

enrique 2:38 pm 05 Dec 12

Check out all the nannas admiring it. Very cute!

Could also double as a massive scarf?

poetix 12:50 pm 05 Dec 12

You should see the book it was made for.

dpm 12:31 pm 05 Dec 12

I think it is one of the ‘10,000 reasons to like Canberra’. I know you’ve always had a soft spot for it JB! Hahahaha!

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