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The Myth of Fingerprints

Posted by Dian on April 14, 2004

In Reply to: The Myth of Fingerprints posted by ESC on April 14, 2004

::I don't know. Do you mean like: fingerprints are like snowflakes -- no two are alike.

I assume it means something like that, although I don't easily see that meaning in the Simon song and am not sure how it relates to the movie.

The Paul Simon song was written around 1987 so it predates the articles about fingerprinting.

Maybe Paul Simon just made up the term...he certainly does come up with some unusual lyrics but it sort of resonated with me when I first heard it.

Thanks for your reply.