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Word of the Day — January 28, 2012

January 30, 2012 - Scott Viau
Endemic — en-DEM-ik — usually a disease or condition regularly found among particular people or in a certain area

Example: "In an article by Adam Gopnik on the American prison system, he states that 'Prison rape is so endemic — more than 70,000 prisoners are raped each year — that it is routinely held out as a threat, part of the punishment to be expected.'"

 
 
 

 

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