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  •  Regardless of where it originated, the very fact (2+ / 0-)
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    Chitown Kev, Dr Swig Mcjigger

    that the dictionary definition differs from the academic is prima facie evidence that it is not just an academic term but also a common, everyday non-academic word.

    A word doesn't have to mean the same thing to specialists that it does to the wider world, and clearly in this case it doesn't.

    We decided to move the center farther to the right by starting the whole debate from a far-right position to begin with. - Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay

    by denise b on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 01:32:03 AM PST

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