Maybe they have Reverend Al typing words into the teleprompter after his show for other hosts. This word sure looks like something Sharpton would use.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.
I refudiate attempts to make me use that word. oops!
“Huh, huh, huh. He said repudiate.”
RCP succumbs to the Beavis and Butthead school of reporting.
Once it is spoken or written it EXISTS and has become a word.
refudiate is a real word, coined if not invented by Sarah Palin. It is one of those words that will likely end up in Webster's dictionaries. It already has 27 listings in the Urban Dictionary.
Actually according to spellcheck, “nonexistant” is nonexistent.
I think Sarah was tryint to say either ‘refute’ or ‘repudiate’ & they got combined as they exited her mouth. That’s certainly happened to me. It will very likely end up becoming a ‘legal’ word, just like ‘irregardless’ is now.
I refudiate assertions made by prescriptivist grammarians that “refudiate” is not a word. It is attested by repeated usage, and plainly is a “portmanteau word” as Lewis Carroll described the form of derivation, combining in a single word the meanings of repudiate and refute.
English has no “English Academy” as an analog of the French Académie Française that decides what is and is not English, much though English-speaking linguistic pecksniffs might wish there to be such a thing. English words are the words used by those of us who write and speak English, period. And it ain’t ever been any other way, irregardless of what such folk think. Their attitude should be refudiated by all English speakers for the good of English rhetoric and poetics. Hopefully they’ll stop inflicting their views on us someday.
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Refutiate is a nice portmanteau word meaning to repudiate via refutation and I'll use if for the nonce.
"First, let me spew onto you the inflamed, bestial, ah, excuse me.. the testicular ramification of the hind quarter, ah glutinous mini-mus or maxi-mus, which ever you prefer, of my female counter part."
Refudiate is the new Normalcy.
An English person I know says that many of the words used by anchors on TV are either wrong or made up. The public speaking course says they mustn't leave gaps so they make up words where they simply do not know the correct one. It's a bit like kids adding 'ed' on the back of all words to signify the past tense.
It is now.
but could he pronounce ‘corpsman’ or ‘orion’?
Nonexistant? Excuse me, but it DOES exist! Sarah made it up, and it is now being used, even by her enemies!