Verboticism: Reaganphonics

Reaganphonics

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Definition: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

Pronunciation: ray/gan/FON/iks

Sentence: Although what the politician said was not entirely true, his eloquence as he reaganphonocized lent such credibility to his address that even his detractors were swayed.

Etymology: From President REAGAN, who was master at his political game and took the manipulation of PHONICS (the study of sounds and words) to new heights. Also a play on the term reaganomics.

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