Boycott

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Boycott

Post by Dana » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:53 pm

Charles boycott has the dubious distinction of contributing this word to our language. In 1880, his tenants with the help and encouragement of the Irish land league refused to serve or trade with the English estate manager.

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