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What remark does Holmes make about commonplace crimes?

In 'A Study in Scarlet': "The most commonplace crime is often the most mysterious, because it presents no new or special features from which deductions may be drawn." In 'T (MORE)

What is commonplace assertion?

A commonplace assertion is an assertion that is held to be true bymost people but not backed up with facts. Examples: Milk is good for you. America is the most free country on (MORE)

What does Thomas Jefferson quote in his Commonplace Book about gun control?

Thomas Jefferson, in his book "Commonplace Book", quotes Cesare Beccaria on gun control.. Laws that forbid the carrying of arms ... disarm only those who are neither inclined (MORE)

Why is the use of gender-neutral language becoming more commonplace?

As society changes, language reflects what is changing. Forexample, the fact that many occupations used to end in -man(mailman, workman, etc) reflected the reality that men ha (MORE)