+ Your AuthorsArchive @pegobry Fellow @EPPCdc. I occasionally write things longer than tweets. Jan. 09, 2021 1 min read

Me, a right-wing idiot: "This word is vague."

You, a sophisticated intellekshual: "No, it has an entry in the dictionary."

Guys, we can burn down the departments of philosophy, law, philology and literature, we have discovered the DICTIONARY.

Ohhh, "to incite" means "to encourage". Well, glad you cleared that up!

Lmao this even sucks as a dictionary entry.

I am annoyed because I got a bunch of these galaxy-brain takes:

What if I told you the entire legal profession exists because words are always more vague than we think?

Sorry, as someone who studied philosophy and then law, this is all highly triggering. In fact, it’s an incitement to violence.

Oh, look, reporting on Antifa is incitement:

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