a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
I learned duodecimal (and the whole
concept of number bases) from "The Star Dummy," by Boucher, in
Conklin's Omnibus of Science Fiction. The teddybear-shaped six-
fingered alien was trying to communicate with the koalas in the zoo
until an open-minded human showed up and the two traded written
Originally published in Fantastic in 1952.
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College of Charleston)