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  • If this is a “US method”, as the last quote has it, why are all the cites from UK sources?

  • Good question. That’s why I didn’t put a country-category label on it. I didn’t have access to a couple of databases when I put this entry together, so I’ll re-run the searches this weekend to see if we can nail it down.

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