Origin of sumpsimus
First recorded in 1540–50; see origin at mumpsimus
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We are not going to change our old 'mumpsimus' for anybody's new 'sumpsimus.'Res Judicat
Sumpsimus, sump′si-mus, n. a correct expression displacing an incorrect but common one (see Mumpsimus).