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39 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 October 2007 03:57AM

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Comment author: Luke_G. 16 October 2007 12:52:15PM 7 points [-]

"Characters can be ignorant, but the author can't say the three magic words 'I don't know.'"

One funny exception to this is Mark Twain's "A Medieval Romance," which you can read here:


Just scroll down and read the last three paragraphs.

Comment author: InsertUsernameHere 19 December 2013 03:27:43PM 1 point [-]

Why would anyone think that the only way to show you're not the father is to declare you're a woman?