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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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Benford’s Law as a fraud examiner’s tool

Though it’s been around in some form for a century and more, Benford’s Law as a fraud examiner’s tool is only beginning to surface in the literature. The idea is, somebody wants to phony up a list of numbers but gets too cute about randomizing it. They assume that the first digits, 1 through 9, are…

—p.41 by Thomas Pynchon
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stolid

trying to pass as just another stolid example of Upper West Side apartment house

—p.27 by Thomas Pynchon
notable
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echt

Heidi’s idea of the echt Latina seemed to be Natalie Wood in West Side Story

—p.27 by Thomas Pynchon
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soubrette

the fastmouthed soubrette, the heavy lifter, the practical elf

—p.25 by Thomas Pynchon
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emotional as a grain elevator

Horst. A fourth-generation product of the U.S. Midwest, emotional as a grain elevator, fatally alluring as a Harley knucklehead, indispensable (God help her) as an authentic Maid-Rite when hunger sets in, Horst Loeffler to this day has enjoyed a nearly error-free history of knowing how certain comm…

—p.21 by Thomas Pynchon