mid-14c., of material things, especially dead bodies, also of the soul, morals, etc., from Latin corruptionem (nominative corruptio), noun of action from past participle stem of corrumpere (see corrupt). Of public offices from early 15c.; of language from late 15c.
Might add my own to this as I'm sure westwynd will. We could all start a Dictionary of Truth book.
Phillpots Anyone want to fill in the gaps. Speak your mind but do not be too harsh on the parasites.
A public office is here to ..... and ..... you everyway it can, from Latin corruptionem (nominative corruptio) Language of early 21st century (Anno Domini era), from we now know the game they play is now finishing.