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Why publish when you can e-mail your “invlauble arguments” directly?

I am often contacted by students completing assignments who ask me to sum up my books because they cannot be bothered to read them. An e-mail today from a foreign PhD student (where? I have no idea—he did not introduce himself) was simply delicious: “I have tried to find your book to qout what you have exactly said , but unfortunately it needs to be purchased??? Could you please send me your invlauble arguments. thank you very much”

Desperate student or bizarrely targeted Nigerian e-mail scam? You be the judge.



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