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Topic: Word of the Day
Message: Posted by: spcarlson (Jul 6, 2018 09:33AM)
Merriam Webster’s Word of the Day

Sophistry, an interesting word for magicians.

Message: Posted by: rabbitok (Aug 24, 2018 11:38PM)
According to Wikipedia

Modern usage
In modern usage, sophism, sophist and sophistry are redefined and used disparagingly. A sophism is a specious argument for displaying ingenuity in reasoning or for deceiving someone.[23] A sophist is a person who reasons with clever but fallacious and deceptive arguments