Re: Piltdown Man

Elliot Richmond (
8 Aug 1995 19:56:05 GMT

In article <>,
(Ron Nadel) wrote:

> You may be interested to learn that one famous person who was taken in by the
> ruse and narrowly avoided a scandal was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
> Ron

Of course, Sir Arthur was a professional dupe. He seems to have been
taken in by just about every hoax imaginable, including photographs of
fairies. His creation was much more skeptical than Sir Arthur.

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