Reply to post: Re: Undecimate?

Tesla undecimates its workforce but Elon insists everything's absolutely fine

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Re: Undecimate?

According to Websters, a valid definition of decimate includes 'reduce in numbers drastically'. Some people use what's known as an etymological fallacy, meaning they insist that because they know the original meaning of a word, that anyone who uses it in a modernised, popularised version must be wrong.

They are not correct.

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