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Factoid - Wikipedia

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The term factoid can, in common usage, mean either a false or spurious statement presented as a fact, as well as a true, if brief or trivial, item of news or ...

Factoid | Definition of Factoid by Merriam-Webster

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Define factoid: a brief and usually unimportant fact — factoid in a sentence.

The Difference Between a Fact and a Factoid - Today I Found Out

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Feb 4, 2010 ...Factoid” however means something slightly different. The first definition, for which it would seem I'm incorrect in my usage, is the following: “an ...

Factoid | Define Factoid at Dictionary.com

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Factoid definition, an insignificant or trivial fact. See more.

factoid - definition of factoid in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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1An item of unreliable information that is reported and repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact: 'he addresses the facts and factoids which have ...

factoid - definition of factoid in English from the Oxford dictionary

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1An item of unreliable information that is reported and repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact: he addresses the facts and factoids which have ...

What's a “Factoid”? - Daily Writing Tips

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May 28, 2010 ... I was wondering if you could help clear up the meaning of the word factoid in everyday use? I was interrupted in a meeting after supposedly ...

A factoid is not a small fact. Fact | Mind your language | Media | The ...

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Jan 17, 2014 ... David Marsh: A factoid is subtly different from a trivial fact, whatever Steve Wright may claim.

Down With Factoid! Up With Factlet! - The Atlantic

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Mar 29, 2012 ... It's high time that we eliminated the scourge of the factoid from our language.

Factoid - Grammarist

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Apr 24, 2012 ... Factoid. When it was first coined, the noun factoid referred to a piece of inaccurate or unverified information presented as factual. The –oid suffix ...