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#1 2008-03-07 02:46:47

mfranck
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"kniving" for "conniving"

Writing of the behavior of royal courtiers described by Raphael Hythloday in Book I of More’s Utopia, a student of mine referred to the “greed, bribery and kniving behavior in order to become powerful . . .” I am certain he meant “conniving.” But the image of “kniving” is too perfect.

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#2 2008-03-08 07:02:30

shadowdrak
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Re: "kniving" for "conniving"

well you’d have to be pretty conniving to k-nife someone.

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