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If I said that my army was totally decimated, what would you think?


How many soldiers, approximately, would you expect to return home?

 

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    Laura Schneider 4 years ago

    They always blame management--sheesh! ROTFL You've totally nailed this question! In common usage, people think that "decimated" is a whole lot of something, whereas it really means just a little. So, the term is now ambiguous.

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    Laura Schneider 4 years ago

    Indeed, you are exactly correct! And a powerful incentive it must have been, too!