Word of the day

Fissiparous – tending to break up into parts or break away from a main body; tending to break into factions; factious; divisive tendencies in a political party; inclined to cause or undergo division into separate parts or groups; reproducing by biological fission.

Hat tip: Rob Hosking in dissection of the Labour Party and its three leadership aspirants in the print edition of the NBR.

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One Response to Word of the day

  1. wildninja says:

    I can’t wait to tell a coworker that they’re being fissiparous… they’ll probably think I’m calling them a dinosaur. Triceratops, brontosaurus, and fissiparous.

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