What do you infer from this?


‘Infer’ is to ‘Hear’ as ‘Imply’ is to ‘Say’.

“With the logo changed to infer that the website was founded in 1911…” The Telegraph

You do not infer anything by what you say or write, you imply it. It is up to the listener or the reader to make their own inference.

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Same Deepwater as you

BP have been subject to scorn and rage over the past few weeks, and rightly so. Of course, inane comments attributed to BP CEO, Tony Hayward, have not helped.

“The environmental impact of this disaster is likely to be very, very modest.” Unless you live in Louisiana or Florida, that is. “I want my life […]