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Subject:  Re: Rethinking Heinz addition Date:  2/23/2013  3:53 PM
Author:  mildert Number:  199032 of 226509

"All this begs the question: why didn't BRK make the Heinz acquisition alone?"

I know it's a quote, but it doesn't beg the question, it raises it.

Why is it wrong to say "this begs the question"? I use that expression all the time; didn't know it was wrong!
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