Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Word of the Day: Deponent

I'd never come across the word deponent before I read about the Critical Mass biker who got shoved off his bike in Times Square by 22-year-old two-week veteran NYPD officer Patrick Pogan.

Pogan is described in court documents as the deponent, defined by Merriam-Webster's as one who gives evidence. Here's how it started:

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

WTF? Why would these cycling extremists try to run over one of our nation's heros. It makes no sense. I hope this starts a national conversation about the pedal pusher's radical agenda.

3:01 PM  
Blogger The Masticator said...

What an insightful comment! We need more of that here.

5:19 PM  

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