Quote: "I've never been lost but I will admit to being confused for several weeks." Daniel Boone, quoted in Jay Leno's new book, How to be the Funniest Kid in the Whole Wide World (or Just in Your Class)
Figure of Speech: correctio (core REK tee oh), the correction
Because it replaces a word that someone else has used, the correctio is central to one of argument's best defenses: redefinition. If the facts don't go your way -- you’ve been wandering aimlessly somewhere down south -- then simply redefine the issue.
Snappy Answer: "So now you're just mentally competent?"