I am afraid, my dear Watson, that most of your conclusions were erroneous.
The cabman had described a somewhat shorter man, but such an impression might easily have been erroneous.
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With one finger, he prodded her shoulder, and then leaned over and peered into the nightstand drawer where I was rapidly sorting through a bewilderment of junk: change, chips, lip gloss, coasters, false eyelashes, nail polish remover, tattered paperbacks (Your Erroneous Zones), perfume samples, old cassette tapes, ten years’ expired insurance cards, and a bunch of giveaway matchbooks from a Reno legal office that said REPRESENTING DWI AND ALL DRUG OFFENSES.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
My dear Peter, people go by so many erroneous assumptions.