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Sunday, 9 January 2022

Sunday Rest: doom. Word Not To Use Today.

 People used to speak of not being able to see the wood for the trees, but now we half the time we can't see the truth for the great shouts of 


which erupt on all sides at the smallest sign of trouble.

But at least I've never seen the word Covidageddon, so I suppose that's something.

Word Not To Use Today: doom. The Old English form of this word was dōm, and it's related to the Old Norse word dōmr, judgement, the Gothic word dōms, sentence, the Greek word  thomos, crowd, and the Sanskrit word dhāman, custom. 

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