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Impeach – WordWednesdayFun

Impeach is a ‘trending’ word according to Merriam-Webster. Here is why – Trend Watch – Impeach Lookups spiked following the impeachment of Brazil’s president by that country’s Chamber of Deputies. Impeach spiked on April 17th and 18th, following news reports of the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, by that country’s Chamber of Deputies. In Brazil, as in the United States, the lower house of Congress votes on impeachment, and the matter is then passed to the Senate. Lookups for ‘impeach’ spiked after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, by that country’s Chamber of Deputies. The word means “to charge a public official with a crime done while in office.” Although impeach has been used in the English language since the 14th century,…

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