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Re: [OM] One down...

Subject: Re: [OM] One down...
From: Charles Geilfuss <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2017 10:37:02 -0400
Ken,
   Perhaps you can post it to the List one day, sounds interesting. BTW,
the high school my youngest daughter attends does not allow submitting the
same paper for two different classes. It is considered "self plagiarism",
which I felt was a contradiction of terms.

Charlie

On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 10:24 AM, Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Once class down. Unlimited to go...
>
> I'm sure this will be a complete surprise to everybody on this list,
> but the final term paper was supposed to be somewhere around 8 pages.
> Mine came in at 20 pages. 5245 words. That was actually down from
> nearly 30, as I removed an entire section.
>
> If this professor grades on the curve, the others are so screwed. ;)
>
> Actually, it was rather cool, because I was able to combine several
> things at once. I needed to write a paper for another class as well as
> write an article for the corporate website. So... Why not do all three
> at once?
>
> In a nutshell, it was comparing computer hacking in 1983 with computer
> hacking in 2017.
>
> One of my daughters (they are now home for the summer from college)
> proof read the thing for me and had about 2000 things to fix. Anyway,
> she kept writing "source?" on item after item. After a few pages, she
> realized that this wasn't "book knowledge".
>
> :)
>
> AG Schnozz
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