Define 'pedantic'

BBC: eBay 'sorry' over policy change

Auction website eBay has apologised for not giving sellers enough notice about a change to the way it lists items…

Peter Jones says his business has been 'decimated', with sales down 90%.

I don't want to kick a man when he's down, but it's far worse than that, Mr Jones: the literal meaning of decimated is down by 10%.

2 thoughts on “Define 'pedantic'

  1. Wouldn't that be nonimated then?

    The spam code for this is EAREX, really!

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