Thursday, May 12, 2005

Begging Questions vs. Raising Them

This guy's defense of using the expression "beg the question" when you really mean "raise the question" is maddening--especially when he claims that "common usage on this one has long since changed." This is a case of one claiming "common usage" to get out of being wrong. In fact most of the common know what beg the question really means. For those who do not here is the distinction between the two.

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