[Ads-l] revival of "fisc"

Baker, John JBAKER at STRADLEY.COM
Thu Jul 21 12:05:48 EDT 2016


This is a current term in tax law, and there may be other technical uses as well.  I think these are examples of a technical term being used in general writing contexts.


John Baker


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From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Dan Goncharoff
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Subject: revival of "fisc"

Am I missing something, or has the archaic word "fisc" had a resurgence?

Cheap oil is still supporting the fisc, but impact is fading elsewhere
http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/nZF78Ovyx7rZUZA4YEy0xO/Cheap-oil-is-still-supporting-the-fisc-but-impact-is-fading.html

Congress has also imposed a far lower spending path than anyone expected
after the stimulus blowout of 2009-2010... But imagine where the fisc would
be with Nancy Pelosi in charge?
http://www.wsj.com/articles/what-has-congress-ever-done-for-us-1468969274

I don't mean the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. I believe the
French still use it to mean "Treasury", but I am seeing it in English.

DanG

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