[Ads-l] The UD: _alternative facts_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 20 03:04:28 EST 2017


Thank you, Mark! :-)

On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 12:01 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Very nice, Wilson. Blogged, with all credits (
> https://thnidu.dreamwidth.org/1589506.html).
>
> Mark
>
>
> On Jan 26, 2017 3:08 PM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > alternative facts
> >
> > The worst of the four classifications of lies: lies, damned lies,
> > statistics, alternative facts. Alternative facts are distinguished from
> the
> > other damnable lies by the addition of gaslighting[!] the listener.
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
> > -----
> > All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> > come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> > -Mark Twain
> >
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> > The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
> >
>
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> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>



-- 
-Wilson
-----
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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