[ in-ter-kahr-dn-l, in- ]
/ ˈɪn tərˈkɑr dn l, ˌɪn- /
any of the four points of the compass midway between the cardinal points; northeast, southeast, southwest, or northwest.
Moot Point vs. Mute PointYou may have heard coworkers or acquaintances refer to an inconsequential or irrelevant point as a moot point, or maybe you’ve heard mute point instead. Fans of the TV show Friends may have heard a third variation: moo point (because, according to Joey, a cow’s opinion doesn’t matter). But which expression is correct, and what exactly does it mean? The correct phrase is moot point. …
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