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  1. fiskingnoun

    A rebuttal to an article or blog made by quoting its content in sections and refuting each section individually.

    Etymology: Named after journalist Robert Fisk. Originated in the blogosphere.

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  1. Fisking

    The term fisking is blogosphere slang describing a point-by-point criticism that highlights perceived errors, or disputes the analysis in a statement, article, or essay. Eric S. Raymond, in the Jargon File, defined the term as: A point-by-point refutation of a blog entry or news story. A really stylish fisking is witty, logical, sarcastic and ruthlessly factual; flaming or handwaving is considered poor form.

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  1. fisking

    [blogosphere; very common] A point-by-point refutation of a blog entry or (especially) news story. A really stylish fisking is witty, logical, sarcastic and ruthlessly factual; flaming or handwaving is considered poor form. Named after Robert Fisk, a British journalist who was a frequent (and deserving) early target of such treatment. See also MiSTing, anti-idiotarianism

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fisking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fisking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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