about  howtoknow.com

howtoknow.com is presented by Robert McHenry, a writer and editor. He, which is to say, I, was in the business of reference publishing for more than 30 years, a career that culminated in a stint as Editor in Chief of the Encyclopædia Britannica. (You'll find a little bit of that story among the offerings on the unpublished articles page.)

Articles of mine that have appeared in various publications are collected on the published articles page.

All in all, it's a fairly ordinary exercise in vanity, entirely within the bounds of what I like to call "McHenry's First Law," which claims that 88% of human behavior amounts to yelling out "Hey, look at me!"

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