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Q: What does "once romoved either way" mean?

S E Mr. Drogo married poor Miss Primula Brandybuck. She was our Mr. Bilbo's first cousin on the mother's side (her mother being the youngest of the Old Took's daughters); and Mr. Drogo was his second cousin. So Mr. Frodo is his first and second cousin, once removed either way, as the saying is, if...

 
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Q: Searching for a statement about development in society

vendettaI'm remembering a statement or quote I once read which I think was about society and it's development. I don't remember it exactly though and would also like to know it's origin. It went something like: "Just because we decided not to drag you out of your office and kill you in the street, it doe...

 

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