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Sunday, June 11th, 2006

This weeks’s word of the week is “confabulate” (by way of Ha’aretz). Definition #2 is the more interesting one: con·fab·u·late (kən-făb‘yə-lāt‘) intr.v., -lat·ed, -lat·ing, -lates. To talk casually; chat. Psychology. To fill in gaps in one’s memory with fabrications that one believes to be facts. [Latin cōnfābulārī, cōnfābulāt- : com-, com- + fābulārī, to talk […]

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