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WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

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Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of lawyer

First recorded in1350–1400, lawyer is from the Middle English word lawyere. See law1, -ier1

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British Dictionary definitions for lawyer

lawyer
/ (ˈlɔːjə, ˈlɔɪə) /

noun

a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitorSee also advocate, barrister, solicitor
a popular name for burbot

Word Origin for lawyer

C14: from law 1
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