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29 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 May 2008 08:51AM

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Comment author: icr 26 May 2008 01:44:35AM 2 points [-]

In the late 19th Century a baboon was employed as a (proved competent) railway signalman. I wouldn't trust the "village idiot" to be a competent signalman. source: http://www.earthfoot.org/lit_zone/signalmn.htm

The "earthfoot" name sets off alarm bells, but the article seems legit.