more on "grow"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Aug 12 20:20:53 UTC 2008

Fox news: "Former Soviet republics should be allowed to grow democracy."
In the pre-Inglish days, they'd have said something like, "allowed to nurture and extend  democracy."
Wordy?  Or just more lucid?  U B da judge.

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