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  • percentage rises probably our most common lapse into "mythematics": an increase from 3% to 5% is a 2 percentage point increase or a 2-point increase, not a 2% increase; any sentence saying "such and such rose or fell by X%" should be considered and checked carefully Guardian and Observer style guide: P - Info - guardian.co.uk

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  • Noun. The study of the arrangements, relationships, and psuedo-measureable factors understood from a culture's legendary stories; the order and logic of practicies and beliefs regarding spirits, metaphysics, or deities.

    May 25, 2007

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    May 22, 2007