Definitions

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  • adj. Consisting principally of facts

Etymologies

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fact +‎ -y

Examples

  • This is a picture of BushCo signing the "Partial-birth abortion ban" a.k.a. late-term abortion ban, if you're one o' them evil scientific "facty" types into law in 2003.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Yes, dear ... and let's not let any of those pesky facty things get in the way:

    When stupid Blogging Tories revise history.

  • "Michael Adams, a professor at North Carolina State university who specializes in lexicology, said 'truthiness' means 'truthy, not facty.'"

    Adam Green: Truthiness: Colbert Was Robbed!

  • Michael Adams, a professor at North Carolina State University who specializes in lexicology, said "truthiness" means "truthy, not facty."

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Look, "swen swenson", its one of those facty things.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Mike Kiley wrote: Look, "swen swenson", its one of those facty things.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • What you called (Response #367) a nonexistent problem (i.e. the 1920-1970s up and down in global temperatures) in facty continues to be used by many skeptics to push a falsehood that global warming is just cyclical and non-anthropogenic.

    RealClimate

  • The less rigidly structured and non-facty the documents need to be, the more that alternative schema languages, notably RELAX NG, have been taken up.

    O'Reilly News: XML

  • Awww shucks, I just can't give it a rest because golly gee whiz, it's just too doggone important for us folky folks not to check the facty facts.

    Visual Voice

  • Bluedog, they’re not “facty” they’re stooly … Props!

    Think Progress » 0:

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