"New/old words

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Perry Lassiter
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"New/old words

Postby Perry Lassiter » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:54 pm

Here are 16 words that sound new, but go waaay back! Some interesting word links at the bottom too.

http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/5185 ... -they-seem

Philip Hudson
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Re: "New/old words

Postby Philip Hudson » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:32 am

I have recently read a police officer being called a police. I am familiar with the police meaning a group of police officers or all police officers as a class. Has anyone else heard or read a sentence such as, "John is a police."?
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