Res facta quae tamen fingi potuit (pauamma) wrote in linguaphiles,
Res facta quae tamen fingi potuit
pauamma
linguaphiles

Usage examples you wouldn't expect to find in a dictionary

"They threw the newly born baby into the river." (for "river".)

"Suffocate the child so he will die." (for "suffocate")

Offered without comment, because I can't think of one.
Tags: cultural perceptions, dictionaries, idiotolects, sociolinguistics
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