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date: 17 February 2019

Douglas Adams 1952–2001
English science fiction writer 

  1. Don't panic.
    Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) preface
  2. Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
    The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) ch. 2
  3. The Answer to the Great Question Of…Life, the Universe and Everything…[is] Forty-two.
    The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) ch. 27
  4. Now we have the World Wide Web (the only thing I know of whose shortened form—www—takes three times longer to say than what it's short for).
    The Salmon of Doubt (2002)