This is Latin and means "in itself" or "with reference to itself"; in other words you're talking specifically about the subject in question and not about things related to the subject.
"Guns aren't dangerous, per se, however some of the gun owners are."
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Just saying thanks in recognition that another poor sap got some clarity at 5 am by reading your response to this question. Thanks!
Thanks heaps guys, keep up the great work with forums such as these
Gareth L from Auckland, New Zealand
Sad part is that I actually took three levels worth of Latin classes and I didn't know that. Go figure. Hahahah
Thanks a bunch!!
-Adam C, Louisiana
and English teachers for that matter.
GuestHaha, and i googled it also. thank goodness for people with good grammer!!
The correct spelling is grammar. And for those thinking this is ironic, it's not.
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