http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/non%20sequitur <-- according to a lot of definitions, non sequitur also refers to a statement that does follow what precedes it. I'm not seeing that definition in this wiktionary definition so for that reason I'd like to add it. 220.127.116.11 17:30, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
- I don't see that particular definition on that page. Are you sure you're not misreading? —Leftmostcat 17:33, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
Well doesn't it say a statement that doesn't follow what preceded it in definition 2 on that page? It makes me think that this word also applies to a reply that is off the subject. I mean, I'm seeing the use of 'irrelevant response' in many of these official dictionaries as well http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?lextype=3&search=non_sequitur 18.104.22.168 17:40, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
- English has no "official" dictionaries. Only languages whose usage is governed by an officially appointed body (such as French and Spanish) has "official dictionaries". I do tend to agree with the definition you added, however. --EncycloPetey 18:12, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
Interesting note EncycloPetey. I did not know that. Anyways, thank you all for your input. User DC made a couple of finishing touches on my edit so I think all is taken care of now. :) 22.214.171.124 23:49, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
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- No, that's wrong. SemperBlotto 11:30, 30 December 2009 (UTC)