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Oddities News Archive - September 06, 2012

Lies: Why Do We Tell Them?

Humanity has come up with several explanations for telling half-truths or falsehoods in the years we’ve been walking upright. We have plenty of reasons to avoid the truth, but why do we do it?

Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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