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Willful ignorance

Posted by Smokey Stover on July 18, 2007

In Reply to: Willful ignorance posted by JX on July 18, 2007

: Who coined the phrase "willful ignorance"? Is it a recent invention?

I don't know who coined it, but it has been in use pretty much during my whole lifetime, and is still going strong. The spelling "wilful" is also current, especially in Britain.