misrecollection

misrecollection

(ˌmɪsˌrɛkəˈlɛkʃən)
n
an erroneous or faulty recollection
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The invented object derives authority from the fact that it is a plausible, seemly fiction but does so while flirting with the revelation that its own history is eminently, endlessly unstable, susceptible to misrecollection.
3) The court emphasized that the close temporal connection between the statement and the event it described minimized the dangers of misrecollection and in sincerity.
First, the court finds that Redican did intend to divert confused consumers and take them, likely through typographical error or misrecollection of the precise spelling of Mashantucket's tradename, from Mashantucket's website to Redican's website, and that he did that in order to attempt to profit.
This is one area where misrecollection seems to run rampant.
Consumers rarely seem to recollect what they were told as the sale was happening; indeed, their misrecollection is the stuff of which legends are made.
Good agents, despite their good efforts, know the suffering that comes with being the butt of consumers' misrecollection.
So often a dispute among parties like this comes down to what is more believable--the client's misrecollection or the agent's recollection.
One of the obstacles is a misrecollection of American history.
For example, "Innocent misrecollection is not uncommon," taken from the old instructions, was easily understood by 32 percent of respondents, while the new phrase, "People sometimes honestly forget things or make mistakes about what they remember," was easily understood by 70 percent of respondents and preferred over the other example by 87 percent.
There is no writing, which leaves room for misrecollection and divergent interpretations.
It takes time to follow-up, verify and corroborate and to work past misperceptions, misrecollections and misspoken or misused words.