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Sunday, 14 May 2017

Sunday Rest: divulge. Word Not To Use Today.

What do you divulge

Secrets, of course - but that's only if you're pompous and self-important and old and don't mind sounding as if you're suffering from a nasty attack of indigestion.

The amazing thing is that some people don't.

Word Not To Use Today: divulge. The truly horrid word comes from di- (the through meaning, not the two one) and the Latin vulgus, which means common people.

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