American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Something, such as an especially persuasive point, that helps to support an argument or a discussion.
- n. A specific topic raised in a conversation or argument which is intended as a basis for further discussion, especially one which represents a point of view.
- n. an especially persuasive point helping to support an argument or discussion
“He repeated what had become a standard talking point among activists: There was “a small subset of children with a certain genetic predisposition, they are unable to properly process the mercury that they are exposed to,” a theory whose appeal lies in the fact that it is both untestable and impossible to refute.”
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Some of the catchwords of several presidential debates (Obama-Romney 2012 Denver debate's transcript fully included)
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
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