Definition of the Day 11-14-15 — Homeopathy

Posted: November 14, 2015 in Humor, Skepticism

HOMEOPATHY, n. A curious but common misspelling, unusual in that it bears essentially no relation to the correct spelling: p-l-a-c-e-b-o e-f-f-e-c-t. Synonyms: “Reiki,”  “Iridology,” “Acupuncture,” “Astrology,” “12-step program,” and “the power of prayer.”

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–from therevised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary

American Heretic's Dictionary revised and expanded by Chaz Bufe, front cover

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