According to this article in The Register “a US ambassador has become the first public official to be sworn into office using a Kindle.
Normally, incoming politicians take their oath with one hand on a holy book or a print-out of the country’s constitution, but former Microsoft employee Suzi LeVine wanted to bring this tradition up to date. She took an oath of office on Monday to be sworn in as United States Ambassador to Lichtenstein and Switzerland, placing one hand on a Kindle Touch displaying the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
(Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for suggesting ATG’s daily quirkies.)
Tom Gilson. Test Bio