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  •  That's what incredible means. (0+ / 0-)

    There is no such word as uncredible.

    "we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex" Dwight D. Eisenhower

    by bobdevo on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 10:14:27 AM PST

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    •  this is a matter of usage (0+ / 0-)

      While you are correct, "incredible" has come to be used to mean "amazing," not "implausible." While "uncredible" may well not have been the ideal word choice in the piece, "incredible" would not have felt right either, though as you note, technically correct.

      "Loyalty to petrified opinions never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul in this world -- and never will." - Mark Twain.

      by mieprowan on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 01:33:45 PM PST

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