MEANING: noun: A bitter condemnation, usually in a speech.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek philippikos, the name given to orator Demosthenes’s speeches urging Athenians to rise up against Philip II of Macedon. Earliest documented use: 1550.

PHILIPP, INC - the makers of Milk of Magnesia have very quietly changed their name

PHILIP PICE - India has issued a new small coin bearing the image of the Duke of Edinburgh, now 98

PHILIP, PC - that he has an official policy of never offending anyone any more