Sophistry’s Secret

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Photo: Giovanni Pleitez; Pinterest


Once deception gains hold

And defended

As gold

It becomes a routine

For mis-truths

To be sold.



Merriam-Webster’s word for July 6, 2018:


This post continues the blogging challenge in which Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day, serves as inspiration a-la the “Daily Prompt.”

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2 thoughts on “Sophistry’s Secret

    • Alas, not only today, but yes, way too much of that going on …. Merriam-Webster staff have been doing a fantastic job with their word-of-the-day choices for the last 18 months or so …


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