Define That Term #24
January 28, 2006
Yesterday's term was negative pregnant, which is defined as:
n. a denial of an allegation in which a person actually admits more than he/she denies by denying only a part of the alleged fact. Example: Plaintiff alleges Defendant "misused more than a hundred thousand dollars placed in his trust in 1994." Defendant denies the amount was more than a hundred thousand, and denies it was given to him in 1994. Thus, he did not deny the misuse, just the amount and the date.
Who knew? Certainly not me.
Today's term is:
No dictionaries allowed, as always.
In order? One by one?
Posted by: slickdpdx | January 29, 2006 at 02:52 PM