It's happened a number of times, your just too self-important to recognize it...
No, I just live in the real world. You appear to live in a fantasy land where you think you can decree someone wrong and that makes it so.
Back here in the real world, each time you think you've proven me wrong, I've shown exactly how you haven't.
Then instead of addressing what I've said, you ignore it, launch your denial, and sink back into your fantasy land where whatever you say goes.
I would like you to ask an English teacher whether or not you used that word properly.
Wow this made me laugh because I actually *DID* just that. I was recently speaking with someone who is a high school English teacher and I inquired as to the use of "incredulous" versus "incredible". I explained why I used the word the way I did.
Guess what? She agreed it was better to attempt to avoid miscommunication through possible connotations of the word "incredible" than to be technically correct by using it.
Then again, I didn't mention to her that it was likely a "damned if you do, damned if you don't" scenario whereby some people who have nothing better to do than try to prove me wrong would probably say I was wrong either way.
The point of language is to communicate, and using words however you want to use them doesn't work. "Incredulous" is an adjective that didn't even work in conjunction with that sentence, regardless of its definition.
We've moved past this point. I already gave the grammatical analysis of how it DID work in that sentence. You can't keep declaring otherwise without backing it up, and to do that you have to address what I already said. So either do that or drop it.
I checked a dictionary. The Heinemann English Dictionary even states in big letters, "DO NOT CONFUSE INCREDULOUS FOR INCREDIBLE."
Yes, and again, we've already moved past this. I already explained why I deliberately chose to ignore this rule and how you are being a stickler for the rule just to try to prove me wrong - but it's not happening here unless you've got something new to present, and this isn't new.
They're not interchangeable. You say you know they aren't synonyms, but neither are they the same KIND of adjective.
The point is that the sentence worked to communicate the meaning to anyone with even a moderate knowledge of the English language. The only people who are even arguing this point are those with an axe to grind to prove me wrong, which further cements your position as being ridiculous.
Still want to dispute this?
The word was used in a technically incorrect manner for a deliberate purpose, which was served to everyone who doesn't have an axe to grind in a ridiculous quest to prove me wrong.
This is getting old so unless someone can provide something new, I won't be entertaining your little crusade to prove me wrong, because you've failed.