You may have already seen some variant or snippet of the video clip below in which Ander Christensen, a resident of Lincoln, Nebraska, asks his local city council to ban the misleading and deceptive term “boneless chicken wings.” Although Mr Christensen’s plea may sound trivial, I wholeheartedly agree with him, for as I see it, he is making a deeper philosphical point about truth and language. See here, for example. In brief, when we use a word or phrase to describe x, those words or that phrase should accurately reflect the contents of x, right?
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