Encyclopedia Britannica

It was like the internet before the internet.

I’m not sure how our family came into owning a set of encyclopedias, but I’m very certain it enriched our lives far greater than any piece of technology (at the time).

Whenever there was some lack of understanding without an easy answer, the hunt was on. And just like now, the challenge is to ask the right question.

The pages were thin, like a bible.

I favored the illustrations.

And this commercial always annoyed me and everyone else.