in the wild: "vegangelical"; "misremembers"

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Thu Feb 14 02:01:29 UTC 2008

>Another of today's words destined for at least a blip: "misremember".
>It's what Roger Clemens claimed (several times) his buddy Andy
>Pettite did when the latter presented testimony about the former's
>discussing his and his wife's use of illegal steroids and HGH.  It's
>not quite "lie", and it's certainly not "forget".  Nor is it
>"dismember", even if that's what Clemens has seemed to have in mind
>for several of his antagonists.

"Misremember" meaning "remember incorrectly" seems ordinary to me.
Maybe I'm missing something again.

-- Doug Wilson

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