[Spellyans] dictionnaire de l'Académie française

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Jan 30 14:24:02 GMT 2011


On 30 Jan 2011, at 14:10, Eddie Climo wrote:

> Yet again, Michael, you resort to nit-picking at someone else's choice of word. 
>> misrepresent.
>> 	give a false or misleading account of the nature of.
> The Consise Oxford (COD) 1997 says much the same thing. I see no hint of 'malfeasance' in either of the first 2 definitions, do you?

To say (as you did) that I was "misrepresenting" what you said does suggest to me that you thought that I was doing it on purpose. That would not suggest good faith on my part. I objected to what appeared to me to be a suggestion of bad faith on my part. 

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/

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