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Nominative determinism

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Graeme H
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Nominative determinism

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Post by Graeme H » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:42 pm

A few years ago, New Scientist used to take delight in finding scientific papers or jobs with titles that matched the names of the people associated with them. For example, a surgeon might be called Tom Cutter.

Well, tonight, my facebook feed had consecutive posts on fly fishing that seemed to fit the pattern:

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Thought I'd share it with you ....

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Graeme
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Re: Nominative determinism

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Post by Paul Arden » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:54 pm

:D :D
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Re: Nominative determinism

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Post by James9118 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:29 pm

I'm waiting for Dean Bass to go saltwater fishing :D

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