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 CANONICAL adj. The usual or standard state or manner of something. A
       true story: One Bob Sjoberg, new at the MIT AI Lab, expressed some
       annoyance at the use of jargon. Over his loud objections, we made a
       point of using jargon as much as possible in his presence, and
       eventually it began to sink in. Finally, in one conversation, he used
       the word "canonical" in jargon-like fashion without
       thinking. Steele: "Aha! We've finally got you talking jargon
       too!" Stallman: "What did he say?" Steele: "He
       just used `canonical' in the canonical way." 

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