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    Default Re: Smholitics; Smethics, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'm not sure you did- the post is still there, with the link. I am not sure what content is missing, though.
    Admins (and possibly mods, I'll have to check) should be able to click on the "Last Edited By ..." text to see the post edit history. Here it is:

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      Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
      Afterthought: as an example of this usage, scroll down to the bottom of this conversation. Note that it doesn't have to be about an abstract noun like politics or ethics - it's just any topic that is not thought worth talking about.

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      I've discussed this point at greater length (with a few references) here.
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      Yes, I've seen this pairing used with other terms, but politics and ethics are the ones used most often and, therefore, the ones I remembered for examples in the first post.
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    Default Re: Smholitics; Smethics, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5 View Post
    Admins (and possibly mods, I'll have to check) should be able to click on the "Last Edited By ..." text to see the post edit history.
    I was able to.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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