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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

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collin

There is one, more positive, association: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_Bain

cgb

Ahistoricality

The short answer, according to the lowest common aggregator of information, is that it was named after its founder, Bill Bain, who's got a reasonably good reputation in financial circles.

NickS

The homonym issue doesn't seem to have bothered Baen books. As Spider Robinson wrote, "I know a simple, four-letter word whose meaning can, by the transposition of the last two letters, be precisely reversed-without altering its pronunciation."

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