the noun "forensic"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 15 04:25:45 UTC 2005

Alan K's '60's usage is the one that I recall from the '40's and '50's. It
seems to me that, at that time, this was the standard usage. But I was naive
enough in those days to believe that, if something was true where I was,
then it must be true everywhere.

-Wilson Gray

On 12/13/05, Alan Knutson <boris at> wrote:
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> In Wisconsin when I was in High School (1960's) they had a State
> Forensics Competition, Forensics involved things such as extemporaneius
> speaking, declamation, one act plays, etc.
> Alan K

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