[FoRK] Bush's tanking approval ratings

Matt Jensen mattj at newsblip.com
Tue Apr 12 10:10:00 PDT 2005


Quoting Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org>:

> And for the record:  there are other studies --- I'll mention them
> anecdotally, I'm not citing them as authoritative --- that suggest that


Paralipsis:  Drawing attention to something while claiming to be passing over
it.


(see A Word A Day for March 29, 2005 -
http://www.wordsmith.org/words/paralipsis.html.  It doesn't apply 100% here,
but it's a damned fine word.)

-Matt Jensen
 Seattle




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