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June 01, 2005

More Signs of Incipient Senility...

For about two years now, I have been saying "Stu Eisenstat" when I mean "Dick Zeckhauser," and saying "Dick Zeckhauser" when I mean "Stu Eisenstat." I have no excuse and no explanation.

And then there was that horrible moment in lecture this year when I all of a sudden could not distinguish FDR's trustbuster Thurman Arnold from poet Thomas Arnold from Terminator Arnold Schwarznegger from golfer Arnold Palmer from Wilson's red-baiting Attorney General Mitchell Palmer.

Not to mention my also-inexcusable frequent confusion of Sandra Bullock with Sarah Jessica Parker...

Posted by DeLong at June 1, 2005 01:17 PM