Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Nov 9 14:58:42 UTC 2010

At 2:00 PM +0000 11/9/10, Charles C Doyle wrote:
>Last night I was watching a rerun of "NCIS" on the USA network.  The
>regular character who is a young Israeli woman notable for
>fracturing English idioms was shown (very briefly) studying a tome
>that was clearly recognizable as HDAS.

Volume I or II?  (You can, of course, tell from the cover color
pattern.)  May have been a crucial clue!  On the other hand, if it
was Volume III, it must have involved one of those science-fictiony
alternate universe plot twists.)


>  Obviously, it's a must-read for all successful murder-solvers and

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