Off-Link: The Backstory of the Word "Decimate"

By Joey Coleman // @JoeyColeman
Published: Dec 04 2016 (8 months ago) // Last Updated: Dec 04 2016 (8 months ago)

I enjoy reading John E. McIntyre of the The Baltimore Sun's blog "You Don't Say" on "language, usage, journalism & arbitrarily chosen subjects".

This week, McIntyre discuss the grisly origin of the word.

Visit his blog for more:
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/language-blog/bal-not-a-dime-s-worth-of-difference-with-decimate-20161201-story.html#

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