Is “That Begs the Question” the Exception That Proves the Rule?

dictionary image http://www.sxc.hu/photo/141757 by Chris Eyles http://www.sxc.hu/profile/mistereelsLanguage purists like to correct others’ minor mistakes. Their motive is to make themselves feel smarter by making you feel dumb. I know this because I used to be one of them. When I changed my metric from “smart” to “generous” this approach lost its appeal. … more … “Is “That Begs the Question” the Exception That Proves the Rule?”