When reading in my kindle, if I come to a word I don't know, I tap the word and a box pops up and tells me the definition.
Last week I tapped the word axiomatic because I have never seen it or heard it before.
I found the the definition and looked up the definition of the definition and the next one to. . .
I give you the What If that popped in my head...What if the Declaration read like this?
We hold these truths to be axiomatic, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights... from USA Declaration of independence in 1776
We hold these truths to be self-evident, apparent, undeniable, unquestionable? HUMMM???
Have you ever used, heard or read this word axiomatic? Would our forefathers have know what it meant? Does it matter now? HEH HEH HEH
But wait! there's more. I DID NOT STOP I searched define unalieanble to see if there was another word I never heard and and found that some versions of The Declaration of Independence used unalienable rights and others inalienable rights and they mean the same thing. Rights that cannot be given or taken away. if you want to see more info here is The Link