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Too Late to Rescue a Word from the Hurricane: Decimated

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I wouldn’t be sad

If the world’s population

Was decimated

I’d either be dead

Or unconcerned for

Anyone but mine

In fact when I

Think hard about it

It seems overdue.


We understood that to “decimate” meant to kill one in 10

This is a quotation from a new book, The Beast, by Alexander Starritt, due out on 7 September, and previewed in today’s Guardian by Ian Jack, about a fictionalised sub-editor on the… 7 more words

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