From: John Wilkins (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 17 Jun 2004 - 03:40:51 GMT
On 17/06/2004, at 12:18 PM, Keith Henson wrote:
> At 03:17 PM 10/06/04 +1000, John S Wilkins wrote:
>> 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...
> Just wondered if anyone has seen "meme" or "memetics" as a marketing
> buzz word?
and I have seen books and articles.
> I have seen "viral marketing" used as the same thing as word of mouth.
> Keith Henson
> PS. I took Ray's reply as humor. Was I correct Ray?
I took it that way too, but moderation, measure and sense were never my strong points.
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