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Comment 17 by raindrops In the first paragraph he misuses the phrase "begs the question" and that bothers me.the question" and that bothers me.

It bothers me too. It's become more common than the correct usage these days, and while I restrain myself from nit-picking (stuff like "Ten items or less" signs in supermarkets) the correct use of this term is important. It's a very common error or tactic of sloppy thinkers.

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 00:13:46 UTC | #946476