Re: [WAYYY OT] Begs the question

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On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 08:47 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> Even more OT: since we're talking about English grammar and
> orthography, there are certain errors that tend to crop up on this
> list (and on others of course), to wit:
> 1) This looks like an error?
> 2) How do I do this.

That sort of thing seems to begin with school, and game shows.  Someone
will be asked to answer a question, and they'll give an answer in a
doubtful manner.

e.g. Question:  What is the capital of Australia?
     Response:  Canberra?

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