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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

How Anti Plagiarists Plagiarize

Google Search: "you plagiarize, you are cheating yourself"

Woe the grading blues. The general rule regarding plagiarism is called the 6 word rule -- don't borrow more than 6 words without attribution and proper quotation. So how do you explain...?

...that when you enter the search phrase "if you plagiarize, you are cheating yourself" (7 words) you get 20 entries from different academic (*.edu) web sites.

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