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Research can Authenticate your Writing!
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Research can Authenticate your Writing!

If you are writing a family history, short story or novel and medical research from a specific time period is warranted, you want to be true to the terminology of the time period. In the early twentieth century, what we know as tonsillitis was called quinsy. King’s evil was tuberculosis of the neck and lymph glands. If you were experiencing flu symptoms, it was called the grippe. Winter fever was pneumonia; scurvy, the lack of vitamin C.

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