One hundred years ago: Hypnotism in Abyssinia

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 12 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:384

The editorial staff responsible for checking this filler (reprinted 17 January, p 155) were so gripped by the vividness of this tale from 1904 that they failed to notice a basic spelling error. In the final sentence, the venerable principle should, of course, have read: Anceps remedium [not renedium] melites quam nullum.


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