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Subject:  Re: Is your 401(k) Inadequate For Retirement Date:  8/5/2008  2:57 PM
Author:  MichaelRead Number:  13826 of 19380

Help, what does "ad-hominem" mean?

Ignorant TB


It’s Latin. Ad means ‘to promote or disseminate commercial information’ As in “I think I’ll put a Classified Ad in for the old bicycle.”

Hominem is the plural of Hominy: a corn-based breakfast porridge associated with the Southern United States.

Therefore, ad hominem means, “Buy more grits, you cracker.”

How you didn’t know this I don’t know yet it’s probably due to you not paying attention during your school years and that’s probably because you don’t have the mental capacity.

HTH

MichaelR
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