An honest reading

December 18, 2008

In the feature "Doctor, doctor, quick, quick" (4 December), it says: "Many (PhDs) go completely unread. There is a story about someone who put a $100 bill inside his thesis in the university library - and found it, still there, 20 years later." Perhaps it had been read by lots of honest people.

A.M. Keane, Dublin.

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