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ETYMOLOGY: GANG, GANGSTER

GIVEN THAT WE have a gangster as president (attempted extortion, obstruction of justice, witness intimidation, “take her out,” …), the word and its root “gang” belong in my series of … Continue reading

February 5, 2020 · 1 Comment