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Re: Bridget Jones' New Papers

Even at its best, science--yes, even paleontology--is metaphoric because
language is metaphoric. I suppose this is why mathemeticians are so smug.
High Mountain Writers' House
Irasburg, Vermont
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brandon Pilcher" <trex_kid@hotmail.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007 2:02 AM
Subject: RE: Bridget Jones' New Papers

> >you never know what will happen to the story once an editor gets
> >hold of it, and it's given some bad pun for a headline and cropped to fit
> >between the ads; even if you write a perfectly structured
> >news piece clearly explaining your latest research, if used at all it
> >have some staff writer's or wire service's name on it and the facts may
> >changed randomly. 'Twas always so, I'm sure.
> Why do the editors have to alter and misrepresent the facts? Why can't
> just be honest?
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