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April 01, 2014


This is brilliant, and I wish it weren't just an April Fool's joke. The survey should be a laughingstock; its influence is appalling.

Totally got me. Very nice.

I agree "B" and we've only scratched the surface of what's wrong with the survey and the way the results are reported. Poets & Writers should be ashamed to have any association with it whatsoever. I don't understand why they've continued - oh, wait! yes I do: $$$$

if only this were true

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as I enter
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