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A list-lover’s paradise in the 100 best lists of all time


Though some get annoyed at the constant barrage of lists being circulated on the Internet, particularly as the year draws to a close, lovers of bullet points and numbered anything will have plenty to keep them happy until New Year’s Day with The New Yorker’s “The Hundred Best Lists of All Time.”

100. Generations of Adam (Genesis)*

99. Satchel Paige’s “How to Keep Young”

98. The Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40”

97. Gentlemen Golfers of Leith’s “Articles & Laws in Playing at Golf”

96. The World Rock Paper Scissors player’s responsibility code

95. Maxim’s “Hot 100”

94. Benjamin Franklin’s “Thirteen Virtues”

93. Benjamin Tusser’s “Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandrie”

92. The Rules

91. U.S. News and World Report’s best-college rankings

90. McDonald’s Big Mac-ingredients commercial

Full story at The New Yorker via Kottke.

The best list of lists.

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