Daily Archives: June 29, 2020


Dehortatio (de-hor-ta’-ti-o): Dissuasion.

You’re old, you’re tired, you’re fat. 

That should be enough to get you to quit, but on top of that everybody hates you. Come on. It’s time to step aside. Don’t run for reelection. Go play golf.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)

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