[extropy-chat] Defenestration [sic] was (Defenestration)
lcorbin at rawbw.com
Mon Mar 19 11:08:16 UTC 2007
> [Lee wrote]
>>Would someone please tell me what is going on with the
>>subject line of this thread? Perhaps I missed a crucial post.
> It was the classical way to get rid of a dictator.
Okay. For those as clueless as I, see the wikipedia entry
I do hope that no one is using this term simply as a substitute
for deposing a dictator in general. It's meaning ought to remain
specific to literally getting rid of one by throwing him or her
out of a window or orifice and letting gravity do whatever
dirty work remains.
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