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Siegel's axiom

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I can't find any reference on this. Google only turns up PlanetMath when searching for "Siegel's Axiom". Doing it without the quotes doesn't really turn up anything either. Can someone provide a reference?

It seems to me that this is sort of a joke: a convention for mathematical writing ;).

I read on this in a German book by Beutelspacher called "Das ist o.B.d.A. trivial". It is a book on mathematical writing style. As it seems no one else has heard about this, so I might go and hunt down sources, when I have time for this.

"Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards for they are subtle and quick to anger."

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