(urth) Wolfe at Readercon
Daniel D Jones
ddjones at riddlemaster.org
Wed Jul 22 18:37:10 PDT 2009
On Wednesday 22 July 2009 21:29:14 Matthew Keeley wrote:
> And yet the colloquial usage of "begs the question" does make sense;
> it's a nice and colorful shorthand. Less irritating than trying to
> figure out the definition of "nonplussed."
Then say "...begs one to ask the question.." or "...begs that the question be
asked..." If you find those a bit cumbersome, "raises the question" is just as
clear and succinct as the misused phrase.
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