[Ads-l] hearsay

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 14 20:32:17 EST 2017


These good, Chrishtun people more likely were saying "heresy." <har! har!>

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 8:11 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> In the past several days I've heard two very working-class Roy Moore voters
> on TV saying they disbelieved Moore's accusers because the accusations were
> "hearsay."
>
> In the paradigm ex., one said that you could "tell it was hearsay" just by
> looking at them.
>
> 'An accusation of wrongdoing unsupported by evidence.'
>
> JL
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