Subject: Re: Lisp entry changed in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 02:39:03 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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* Israel R T <>
| The lisp entry has now been changed to 
| check

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