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WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
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.”

Definition for MIS (2 of 3)

mis-1

a prefix applied to various parts of speech, meaning “ill,” “mistaken,” “wrong,” “wrongly,” “incorrectly,” or simply negating: mistrial; misprint; mistrust.

Origin of mis-

1
Middle English; Old English mis(se)-; cognate with German miss-,Gothic missa- (see miss1;); often replacing Middle English mes-<Old French <West Germanic *mis(s)-

Definition for MIS (3 of 3)

mis-2

variant of miso- before some vowels: misanthrope.
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British Dictionary definitions for MIS (1 of 2)

mis-1

prefix

wrong, bad, or erroneous; wrongly, badly, or erroneouslymisunderstanding; misfortune; misspelling; mistreat; mislead
lack of; notmistrust

Word Origin for mis-

Old English mis (se) -; related to Middle English mes-, from Old French mes-; compare Old High German missa-, Old Norse mis-

British Dictionary definitions for MIS (2 of 2)

mis-2

prefix

a variant of miso-
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Medical definitions for MIS (1 of 2)

mis- 22

pref.

Variant ofmiso-

Medical definitions for MIS (2 of 2)

mis- 11

pref.

Bad; badly; wrong; wrongly:misdiagnosis.
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