1/10th of a Roman army knows this

January 14, 2009 at 4:20 pm Leave a comment

It has been called to my attention that I have been enthusiastically using the term “decimate” incorrectly.

Long thought to be synonymous with “complete and utterly destroyed,” it is more along the lines of “1/10th completely and utterly destroyed.”

Which is not nearly the same.

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