The obscure word of the week is ultracrepidarianism

This week’s obscure English word is ultracrepidarianism. It comes from Latin and refers to a cognitive bias by which somebody with expertise in one field believes that this gives them expertise in unrelated areas. Allegedly the term was first noted as a phrase by Pliny the Elder, describing the moment when an artist asked a … More The obscure word of the week is ultracrepidarianism