Re: terms

David Lloyd-Jones (
25 Sep 1996 02:11:50 GMT Back-Cunningham) wrote:

>In <5292g0$> (David Lloyd-Jones)

>>The "affect" referred to in schizoaffective is not affectation, but
>>affect, which means mood, with a slight bias toward meaning the
>>external manifestations of mood.
> Why don't you check your dictionary - the word affect means
> 'pretend to have or feel, counterfeit, fake, feign, imitate,
> pretend or sham etc.' Just because you invented a new word that
> does not make proper use of the old, does not mean that you're
> making sense...


You're confusing the noun with the verb. You've been caught faking
it. If you don't have the balls to make a lighthearted apology, at
least have the sense to shut up.