"Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please." (Mark Twain)
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
The investigation reveals that there was no alcohol, or misconduct involved in the incident. Mr. Whittington's interview collaborated Vice President Cheney's statement. This Department is fully satisfied that this was no more than a hunting accident.
I don't think that word means what you think it means:
col*lab*o*rate, (v.i.) -rat*ed, -rat*ing. 1. to work, one with another; cooperate, as on a literary work.
If I may hazard a guess, I think the good Sherrif meant to say "corroborated." Then again, maybe not.