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Old 10-09-2019, 07:12 AM
Sparky812 is offline
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Of particular interest is the last paragraph.

On Tuesday morning, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary tweeted that “kangaroo court” was its top trending search. It had also found an even earlier first reference for the term, dating to 1841 and describing a lynching of “loafers ... instituted by the kangaroo court.”