Decimation; For the love of Luther

To: "Mike Carter" <>, "BIRDING-AUS" <>
Subject: Decimation; For the love of Luther
From: "Tony Russell" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 11:06:20 +1030
Well, I know Philip to be exactly correct and it's time people stopped misusing the term.. Decimation means 'reduced by 10%' , not 'reduced to 10%'.
Let's get it right eh?  Never mind the common misuse of the word. 
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