[Ads-l] The UD: _alternative facts_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 26 15:07:55 EST 2017

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.

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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