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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can cause enormous irreparable harm and unimaginable suffering. Indeed, it is the only thing other than smallpox or earthquakes or drought or malaria or floods that ever has. Oh, or tuberculosis."

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May. 12th, 2010 09:39 pm
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Thanks to popular demand, the Word of Until the Next WoUtNW is catastrophe.

The etymology of catastrophe is from cat, a prehistoric Indo-European word meaning "cat", and apostrophe, a Greek word meaning "punctuation mark whose usage rules are apparently too complicated for our tiny little brains".

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