today's wwftd is... gregicide
- the worthless word for the day is: gregicide
[fr. L. grex: flock, crowd + -cide (after regicide)]
involving the slaughter of the common people
"Thoughts on the prospect of a Gregicide War,
in a Letter to the right hon. Edmund Burke."
- unkn., 1796
"A house divided against itself cannot stand. Strife
between the members of a community is gregicidal."
- Charles A. Mercier, Conduct and its Disorders (1911)