File spoon-archives/avant-garde.archive/avant-garde_1996/96-11-03.013, message 108


Date: Thu, 24 Oct 1996 07:45:35 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: word for the day


On Thu, 24 Oct 1996 AERIALEDGE-AT-aol.com wrote:

> kakistocracy, n., pl. -cies, government by the worst men in the state.
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kakis - n., pl.form - Japanese persimmon tree with red or orange edible fruit

       Rule by persimmons?            
   
       or perhaps

cacocracy - (from the greek _kakos_ - bad) - rule by the bad, unpleasant 
       or incorrect
or 
caca - french masculine noun - 1534, from the latin _cacare_ - to defecate - 
       childish language for excrement, fecal matter

cacacracy -> government or rule by shit


marshalore

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