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the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • the tabloids know that there's more money to be made from the antics of celebs than from the problems of the plebs

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The first known use of plebs was in 1591

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“Plebs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plebs. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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