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Did you know that Google thinks that you are the only person in the universe responsible for the mysterious character string, "It's the statue, man, The Statue."?

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by technopolitical on Sun Jan 14th, 2007 at 03:10:55 AM EST
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That actually conforms to Stigler's Law of Eponimy, namely, that nothing is attributed to the person that originated it.

"It's the statue, man, The Statue."
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jan 14th, 2007 at 11:18:26 AM EST
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"nothing is attributed to the person that originated it"?

Who said that?

And "It's the statue...."?

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by technopolitical on Sun Jan 14th, 2007 at 12:38:41 PM EST
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Stigler did say that no scientific discovery is named after its discovery, and my sig is thatbritguy's.

"It's the statue, man, The Statue."
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jan 14th, 2007 at 01:14:45 PM EST
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And therefore needs no explanation.

?

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by technopolitical on Tue Jan 16th, 2007 at 02:46:00 AM EST
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What needs no explanation? My signature?

"It's the statue, man, The Statue."
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Jan 17th, 2007 at 03:58:34 AM EST
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Transparent.
Illuminating.
Gleaming.

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by technopolitical on Wed Jan 17th, 2007 at 02:57:11 PM EST
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