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English citations of absent-minded professor
2001, Mark Skousen, The making of modern economics: the lives and ideas of the great thinkers, page 32:
- He [Adam Smith] was the quintessential absent-minded professor. His life was one of ubiquitous disorganization and ambiguity.
2001, Jon Solomon, The ancient world in the cinema, page 297:
- The trio live in Ithaca, "not the ancient one, the New York one," but a neighboring absent-minded professor's time machine goes haywire