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Topic: Re: Kids understand multi-digit numbers as early as age 3 ??? Researchers' blunder.
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Robert Hansen

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Re: Kids understand multi-digit numbers as early as age 3 ??? Researchers' blunder.
Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:42 PM
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On Dec 31, 2013, at 8:42 PM, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

>> I once made the honest mistake of calling someone
>> from Ireland, ?English".
>>

> What happened then? (The English were rather brutal with the Irish, who claim - I believe not very accurately - that they suffered more under the English than we Indians did under the British [including the Irish]).

He informed me that people from Ireland, even though they speak english, are referred to as Irish.

I said ?Oh. Sorry, my mistake.?

It never dawned on me to call him a liar, and then try to prove it with an asinine argument.

I appreciate your (graphic) warning of what happens when you do that.

Were you drinking when this happened?

Bob Hansen



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