fact = "idea; notion"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sun Jan 13 17:37:09 UTC 2008

To me, it just looks like an empty nominalizer. BB

Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Impartially refereeing a discussion about whether it's good to give traffic tickets to drivers involved in a highway pile-up, a _Fox & Friends_ anchor remarked just now,
>   "She's siding with the fact that it adds insult to injury."

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