Anecdata

(noun), anecdotal + data
шутл. непроверенные данные

Англо-русский словарь. Современные тенденции в словообразовании. Контаминанты. — М. : Флинта : Наука. . 2009.

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  • biostitute — (by.AWS.tuh.toot) n. A biologist who supports a company or activity that is harmful to the environment. biostitution n. Example Citations: I think the organization that Myron works for is an organization that is funded by the coal industry, by… …   New words

  • data hygiene — (day.tuh HY.jeen) n. Principles and practices that serve to maintain accuracy in computer data. Example Citation: Data hygiene the art of keeping a direct mail database clean and up to date could prove to be the most irritating new buzzword of… …   New words

  • data spill — n. The accidental transmission or display of private online data to a third party. Example Citation: Unintentional disclosures of personal information, called data spills, can occur when visitors click on a link to an external site. Browsers… …   New words

  • fact-free science — n. A scientific endeavour such as a computer simulation of a biological process that does not take into account real world constraints such as chemical or biological data. Example Citation: Biochemist Michael Behe calls evolution fact free… …   New words

  • manufactroversy — n. A contrived or non existent controversy, manufactured by political ideologues or interest groups who use deception and specious arguments to make their case. Example Citations: During a question and answer session after a talk I recently gave …   New words

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