In fact, incorrect speech. One example of a 'tautology', such as an 'arid desert', 'reverting back' or 'stupid politician'. The opposite of a tautology is an 'oxymoron' - for examples of this please see 'New Labour's kept promises', and 'sports personality of the year'.
by Simon Heffer October 28, 2003
Untruths, mainly political. Comes from the English Conservative (Tory) party who were once led by Margaret Thatcher.
These figures are not true, they are in fact Tory lies.
by Ian Chode April 03, 2003