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A new term of political insult from the White House carries some serious baggage.
After the Senate’s healthcare votes, the word ‘repeal’ took on a new fascination for me.
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An obsolete term still has its place in some legal contexts.
A hardworking ancient three-letter root turns out to be at the foot of many words across Indo-European languages.
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