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specimen
used in Politics and the English Language

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Definition
a sample regarded as typical of its class; or a bit of tissue, blood, or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
  • Meanwhile, here are five specimens of the English language as it is now habitually written.
  • One could keep all of them and still write bad English, but one could not write the kind of stuff that I quoted in these five specimens at the beginning of this article.

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