Condorcet cyclic drop rule

Mon Apr 2 19:16:34 PDT 2001

Mr. Ossipoff wrote--

Maybe we're presuming a bit when we want to overrule the dictionary
that describes usages in Condorcet's time.

D- Perhaps Condorcet's usage in his works de facto rewrote the dictionary 
meanings of various words --- especially after being translated into English 

Some words and phrases take on different meanings over time ---- it keeps the 
dictionary editor folks busy trying to keep up to date.

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