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Thread #132499   Message #3996908
Posted By: Steve Shaw
18-Jun-19 - 09:43 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
The modern usage of decimate is perfectly fine. Only pedants are insisting on its one-in-ten meaning. You've lost that one.