The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0023 Monday, 11 January 2010
From: Tom Reedy <
Date: Saturday, 09 Jan 2010 11:52:01 -0600
Subject: Begging the Question
John Briggs wrote:
>William Sutton wrote:
>And of course this begs the question
>That isn't what "to beg the question" means.
Is it time to admit defeat on this and accept that the term has migrated
to a new meaning, which is "brings up the question?"
I've seen the usage in several academic books lately, so I've given up
trying to correct it.
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