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Re: st: including parentheses in stata helpfile


From   "Joseph Coveney" <stajc2@gmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: including parentheses in stata helpfile
Date   Tue, 11 Jun 2013 23:48:45 +0900

Sergiy Radyakin wrote:

Does anybody know what's the story behind the "wax/wane" naming?

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Just a guess:  perhaps their shapes reminded someone of the waxing and waning
crescent moons.

Joseph Coveney

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