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Now, literally speaking, "con" in congress refers to congregation, for the opposite of progress is regress. Unfortunately, many times congress does seem to be the opposite of progress, even if it may not be so in the meaning of the word.

I believe this joke had been independently invented by many people (Great Minds Think Alike)

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Q: If pro is the opposite of con and progress is moving forward what is congress?
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