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Friday Phrase: Sui generis

Sui generis, pronounced SOO-ee JEN-ər-iss, is a Latin phrase that boils down to "unique" or something in a class by itself. Kind of like this fuzzy fellow:


Gonzo the Great


However, the term is often used in biology, the art world, law and philosophy--and Wikipedia has a great rundown on those definitions.
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