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Old 07-25-2011, 10:43 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by arkietech View Post
Could someone define "Classic" for me? ..other than still popular and not new.
To paraphrase former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart:

"A Classic is hard to define, but I'll know it when I see it" ...

From Wikipedia:

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A classic book is a book accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, either through an imprimatur such as being listed in any of the Western canons or through a reader's own personal opinion.
So I guess if Jon considers Harry Potter to be a "Classic" he's welcome to his opinion. I, on the other hand, do not consider it a classic.
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