What does basiloftus mean?

basiloftus in Community Dictionary

to create unjust retaliatory threats to sue a blogger for libel for having properly fisked (q.v.) something you have written.The term hails from a combination of the very first (Basil) and final (Loftus) name of a newspaper columnist who may have threatened to sue a blogger for precisely fisking a few of the former's pronouncements. The original case has actually caused quite a stir into the Catholic blogosphere as both columnist and blogger are retired Catholic clerics. Googling their name will bring you 63,000+ hits. by AshaReport definition
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