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Erica Hammond Carlson sent me a message on Facebook the other day. She told me her father was retiring after 45 years, and that she was contacting old friends for some reflections about his career. She wondered if I might have a point or two to add. A point or two? How about this: You're reading this because of him. Her dad is Bill Hammond, longtime news editor wi…

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Cartoonist's Note: "genie" is a French word with Arabic origins in meaning (not the Disney version who grants you three wishes). "Génie (denoting a guardian or protective spirit): from French. Génie was adopted in the current sense by the 18th-century French translators because of its resemblance to Arabic jinnī ‘jinni.’" (from Google Dictionary) "Jinni ..…

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Cartoonist's Note: "genie" is a French word with Arabic origins in meaning (not the Disney version who grants you three wishes). "Génie (denoting a guardian or protective spirit): from French. Génie was adopted in the current sense by the 18th-century French translators because of its resemblance to Arabic jinnī ‘jinni.’" (from Google Dictionary) "Jinni ...in Arab…