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ETYMOLOGY—FILIBUSTER    PART 1

THERE IS NOTHING good to say about “filibuster.” Even its etymology is embarrassing. As noted in Merriman-Webster, the word comes from the Spanish filibustero, literally “freebooter.” “Filibuster” made its first … Continue reading

March 14, 2021 · Leave a comment