heterogenium heterogenos
 he'-ter-o-gen'-i-um from Gk. heteros “other” and genos “kind”

  Avoiding an issue by changing the subject to something different. Sometimes considered a vice.


Has our logging company endangered the spotted owl? I'll tell you what we've endangered: the unemployment rate in Oregon.

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