Ignotum per ignotius
Posted: 27 March 2007 11:16 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Joined  2007-01-30

A wonderful phrase, found in my now habitual browsing through the online OED and which I pass on to you. Here’s the definition:

An attempt to explain what is obscure by something which is more obscure, leading to ‘confusion worse confounded’.

I can see much occasion for its use!

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