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Re: My last on linguistic copyright

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 11:19
Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work scripsit:

> > and yet > > it's strange how the populace at large will not remember who it was won the > > Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of DNA (John will know! :-)) or > > who almost beat them to it. > > Haha! This one even *I* know. Officially, James Watson and > Francis Crick did it. And they won the Nobel prize. They > DIDN'T however acknowledge Rosalind "Rosy" Franklin at all, > even though they based their research entirely on her findings.
The person who almost beat them to it was, of course, Linus Pauling, who won two Nobel Prizes, Chemistry (1954) for his work on the nature of the chemical bond, and Peace (1962) for his opposition to nuclear weapons proliferation. -- John Cowan To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --_The Hobbit_