World’s second smallest piece of twine on display

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The Knoxville Museum of Art has announced that they will have the world’s second smallest piece of twine on display through the remainder of 2005. The twine, housed in a square glass case that is .025 centimeters in diameter, is currently located in the women’s downstairs restroom until a more suitable location can be found.

Pam Burnt, world-renowned collector of all things tiny, has provided this piece to the museum. “I consider myself lucky to have made this find” says Pam. “I was actually searching for a very small shrubbery when I came across the twine. As the rules of collecting tiny things go, I cannot simply cut it to make it the smallest piece of twine ever found…but I have hope of someday coming across one even smaller.”

According to museum representatives, the piece of twine is only visible through a high-powered microscope or by squinting and looking through special glasses.

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