[Sca-cooks] Not just Fabulous Feasts

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Thu May 31 19:14:18 PDT 2007

As best I recall the online discussion, there was a NYT article which 
she misread, confusing the total number of people with leprosy with 
the number of new cases.

>I find it very interesting that in Cosman's article the lines before and
>after the line containing this figure have a number of source references,
>while this line has none, leaving the impression that the 7,000 figure is
>covered in those references, which it is not.  Apparently, the only prior
>source to quote a similar figure is a somewhat exaggerated article in the
>Village Voice.
>>  The figure is false--7000 is actually the number for the past thirty
>>  years, not the past three years. Apparently cooking history wasn't
>>  the only field where she was careless with facts.
>>  --
>>  David Friedman
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