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August 2007

Transient Ischemic Attack With Abnormal Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Results: What's in a Name?

Arch Neurol. 2007;64(8):1080-1082. doi:10.1001/archneur.64.8.1080

When I use a word, Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less. The question is, said Alice, whether you can make words mean so many different things. . . . 

When I make a word do a lot of work like that, said Humpty Dumpty, I always pay it extra.

—Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass

For when the cause of the complaint ‘s unsure T’would be a miracle to find a cure.

—Miguel de Cervantes, Adventures of Don Quixote

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