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[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/opinion/august-birthdays-adhd.html The Link Between August Birthdays and A.D.H.D.]
 
[https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/opinion/august-birthdays-adhd.html The Link Between August Birthdays and A.D.H.D.]
 
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[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/opinion/exponential-language-math.html Stop saying ‘exponential.’ Sincerely, a math nerd.]<br>
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[https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/04/opinion/exponential-language-math.html Stop saying ‘exponential.’ Sincerely, a Math Nerd.]<br>
 
by Manil Suri, ''New York Times'', 4 March 2019
 
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The author of this op/ed piece is a mathematics professor who wishes people would stop using the word "exponential" to describe any kind of growth they find impressive.  In fact, sometimes it is used to describe a single data point, with exponential treated as a synonym for big.

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Stop saying ‘exponential.’ Sincerely, a Math Nerd.
by Manil Suri, New York Times, 4 March 2019

The author of this op/ed piece is a mathematics professor who wishes people would stop using the word "exponential" to describe any kind of growth they find impressive. In fact, sometimes it is used to describe a single data point, with exponential treated as a synonym for big.