From: John Wilkins (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 10 Jun 2004 - 05:17:31 GMT
On 10/06/2004, at 11:39 AM, Ray Recchia wrote:
>>> So about the time we see the fall off in research papers, LawMeme
>> Once lawyers get involved in anything, the enterprise is effectively
>> ready to be stuffed.
> It's all my fault then. 1999 was when the downward trend started. 1999
> was the year I first posted here.
And I think I was unfair. Marketers and advertisers stuff things well before lawyers do. Just look at what the use of the term "paradigm" in advertising did for Kuhnian philosophy of science...
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