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Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does.Edna St. Vincent Millay
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- perſons (archaic)
- Plural form of person; used to refer to them individually, rather than as a group. Contrast people.
- Which persons are responsible for this mess?
- 2007 (last known modification: the 14th of MAY thereof): The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, Current Population Survey Frequently Asked Questions — QUESTION № 5: “Who is counted as unemployed?”
- Persons are classified as unemployed if they do not have a job, have actively looked for work in the prior 4 weeks, and are currently available for work.
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