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Re: [chat] Is that the truth hurts?
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- Subject: Re: [chat] Is that the truth hurts?
- From: andrew fries <afries@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 14:03:52 +1000
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On Monday 19 July 2004 1:39 pm, Lindsay Holmwood wrote:
> For those who are interested, the word democracy is actually derived
> from the Greek words;
> Demos: Franchise, and
> "Cracy" (in one form or another): Rule
I always thought "Demos" was Greek for "People", and Encyclopedia Britannica
seems to agree with me...