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  • n. A rebuttal to an article or blog made by quoting its content in sections and refuting each section individually.

Etymologies

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Named after journalist Robert Fisk. Originated in the blogosphere.

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  • A line-by-line, or paragraph-by-paragraph, refutation of an odious written work, often with an acidic or sardonic tone. Pilfered from Public Intellectual 2.0, William Beutler.

    January 15, 2009