separated at birth?

Somehow I ran into a blog entry about the pamphlet "Size Stick- the Shoeman's Manual" with this map of the leather bearing hide of a cow:

That outline looked vaguely familiar...

Or is it just me?
Bogost's "Alien Phenomenology" reminds me what tech modern mirrors are- perfect reflection woulda seemed like awesome magic for most of history
I'm always surprised when I remember English has an adjective order that I just know:
quantity or number
quality or opinion
proper adjective (often nationality, other place of origin, or material)
purpose or qualifier
Unlike redwoods and lichen and salamanders, computers don't carry the baggage of vivacity. They are plastic and metal corpses with voodoo powers.