Example sentences for: dicta

How can you use “dicta” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While reading OBITER DICTA in the same issue, I found myself in total agreement about the poor quality of the manuals that accompany computer hardware and software.

  • We thought we could ignore the error and it would go away, but readers keep reminding us of what might be called, because of its prominence, a typogiraffical error: in Murdering the Language [OBITER DICTA, XX,4,5], the grammatically proper form would have been Omar m'a tuée, (reflecting the feminine gender of the preceding m ') and not, as printed, tué .

  • “Beyond Compare” [OBITER DICTA, XVIII, 4] does not mention a problem I had as a boy in referring to the younger of my two old brothers.

  • Intrigued by Milton Horowitz's A Discouraging Word [OBITER DICTA, XXII, 1, 13], I set about tracking the word balagan along its etymological course back from the modern Hebrew into which, according to Milton Horowitz quoting Herman Wouk, the word was borrowed from Russian.

  • In OBITER DICTA [ XVIII, 4, 15], you remark that older has come to mean, in certain contexts at least, less old than old.


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