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Sender: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
From: Dave Gomberg <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1993 17:07:07 PST
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I am not a Twain scholar (my field is CS and Stat) but I think Dagnall's
point is that before someone asserts a new-found "truth" there ought to
be more going for the author than "maybe", "perhaps", "seems", etc.  I know
in stat words like that just don't belong in a paper except in describing
the situation before your paper or in the section on future directions.

Dave Gomberg

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