Reply to post: Re: Undecimate?

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

Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge

Re: Undecimate?

Lots of people misusing a word doesn't make the misuse correct.

Actually, this is one of the many ways that languages change. The lexicologists that I have worked with (n=2) say that their field has become more descriptive and less prescriptive over time.

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