Here is a phenomenal illustration of the way words can be twisted. Please read this essay from The American Thinker.
My neighbor seems like a nice guy but suffers from muddled thinking.
The other day he came over to see me and said he was overextended financially, had maxed out all his credit cards, and wanted to know if I could lend him some money. I told him that I usually didn't lend money to non-family members but asked how much he needed. When he said a "few thousand" I immediately told him no...
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