Date: Fri, 15 Dec 1995 08:26:28 -0500
From: SETH SKLAREY crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IPOF.FLA.NET
Subject: Attestations of "Begging the question"
Rudy Troike's colleague, Carl Berkhout wrote:
At lunch one day with a couple of members of the British Library staff I
heard one of them say, "But that just beggars the whole question,
doesn't it?" At least I _think_ the verb was "beggars." Can't imagine
what other verb it could have been.
Could he have been saying "buggers?"