Re: terms

David Lloyd-Jones (
2 Oct 1996 18:27:03 GMT Back-Cunningham) wrote:

>>My argument with Errol is not over mental illness. I make no claim
>>that "schizoaffective" has any real world correlative -- merely that,
>>like "fairies" or "gnomes" the word has a precise meaning, and Errol
>>was too lazy to look it up, preferring to confabulate.

> A bald statement - too lazy - or merely trying to draw attention to?
> It really was _not_ in my Oxford dictionary :)


The fact that it is not in the small Oxford you own does not account
for your ability to make up an incorrect definition out of thin air
and deliver it to the net ex cathedra.