This is likely due to his being based in Texas and hearing a southern accent fairly commonly. Azumanga Daioh tries to justify this in the anime by using one from the Houston area to play up the busy bustling commercial aspect; in the manga, they initially use a New York accent for Osaka, although they switch to a Southern accent later. Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi also uses a Texan accent as a substitute for Osaka dialect in its dub — though in this case, the characters in question are practically rubes.
David Colquhoun on December 31, at I do wonder how these things manage to find their way into otherwise respectable universities. Southampton has George Lewithand York has homoeopathy apologists.
My suspicion is that this happens because of quality control procedures, rather than despite them. By reducing quality to a mindless box-ticking procedure just about anything can get anything through a committee, Dr Aust on December 31, at As long as CAM is viewed as something that should legitimately be researched, there will be those who have grants to do it, and VCs happy to give them a home — money talks.
Lewith is also a prolific publisher, mostly in Alt. Of course, the problem with Lewith is that, in common with virtually everyone else who does research on CAM apart from Edzard Ernst, he is at heart an advocate. It seems clear to me that this has given tireless advocates like Lewith and the rest of the FIH fellow-travellers leverage.
One suspects that most GPs think CAM is largely claptrap, or placebo if one is being polite, but the Colleges dare not say so.
One suspects the dead hand of political correctness, though I also suspect they do not want to say anything clear-cut on the grounds that it would alienate CAM-loving patients.
My search of the web and various journals leaves me very clear that neither does the theory make any sense nor does the practice have any effect beyond other therapies, a proper control being tricky.
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