[LMB] When World-Views Collide, books

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Jan 11 19:48:20 GMT 2022


On Fri, 7 Jan 2022 15:26:21 -0500, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com>
wrote:

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>> On Jan 7, 2022, at 7:43 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
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>> On Fri, 7 Jan 2022 05:54:41 -0500, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com <mailto:proto at panix.com>>
>> wrote:
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>>> WSB cod-etymolog????????
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>> When people make up seemingly-plausible origins for words and phrases
>> that appeal to people on a narrative level but have no support from
>> reality.  AKA folk etymology.
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><SNIP>
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>> --
>> For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.  - Virginia Woolf
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>Is that sig an example of cod-etymology?

That's not etymology at all.  Just snark.
--
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     @MatCro



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