Friday, December 22, 2006

Don't Misuse A Cool Phrase

A lot of folks completely misuse the phrase "begging the question". The Anchoress has been admonished about this, which begs the question: How could she not have known?

Seriously, it's worth knowing what the phrase is supposed to mean. Knowing what the true meaning is also motivates you more to notice when people are begging the question. Which is surprisingly often.

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