[Ads-l] decimation

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jan 7 14:22:55 UTC 2015


At 1/7/2015 08:22 AM, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 01:18:12PM +0000, Charles C Doyle wrote:
> >
> > "I was devastated and decimated by the trial," said Christopher 
> Darden, one of the prosecuting attorneys in the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
> >
> > Does "decimated" there indicate that Mr. Darden lost weight?
>
>Yes, 10% of his total body weight.
>
>Jesse Sheidlower

A bit emaciated.

Joel

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