Friday, March 07, 2014
Citations for fallacy
"Mind you, I see the fallacy," he said. He liked the word. It was an honest admission of error.
Because it has been his practice to listen to all that could be said against him; to profit by as much of it as was just, and expound to himself, and upon occasion to others, the fallacy of what was fallacious.
Origin of fallacy
Fallacy came to English in the 1300s from the Latin fallācia meaning "a trick."