It begs the question: is it just me?

Marc Velasco marcjvelasco at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 2 04:23:32 UTC 2008

> and I will also admit to using "beg the question" in the non-logical
> sense you mentioned in casual conversations with friends and
> neighbors.  But then I also am perfectly comfortable using "data" as a
> singular noun... I should probably be run out of educated society.

same and same.  though with less of the former, and more of the latter.

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