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In a letter in the ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE 76:833, 1972:
. . . your editorial on metrication . . . made no mention of the millihelen.
That's the precise amount of facial beauty, I'm told, necessary to launch one ship.
In Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 12:1011, 1971:
The difficulty of validating scales for non-physical phenomena has been a major scientific handicap for workers in psychology and sociology. Some of the contrived scales have been highly effective (or at least widely accepted), but most of them have never received a primary validation, many new scales are "validated" only in correlation
Scene in Print: Millihelen's Genealogy. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:330. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-2-330_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(2):330.
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