[Ads-l] Garbling, redux [Re: misuse of "permutation"]

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 25 07:30:32 UTC 2016

On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 6:45 PM, David Champion <dgc.ads at bikeshed.us> wrote:

> "permutation" for "combination"

Apropos of nothing, "Permutations, Combinations, and Probability" was the
title of a chapter in my high-school, advanced-algebra textbook.

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