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by Anonymouse
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Ask the Wordwizard Archive
Topic: democracy
Replies: 3
Views: 24531

Re: democracy

You are right; your friends, like all those who venture upon the road of what can at its kindliest be termed 'popular etymology' are mind-blowingly dumb. The word, as noted in the Oxford English Dictionary is composed of two Greek words: 'demos', the commons, the people + 'kratia', authority. Wow. ...