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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A person characterized by arrogance, braggadocio, lack of self awareness, etc.
After Alazon, a stock character in ancient Greek comedy. Earliest documented use: 1911.
“The self often suffers for being the alazon like Don Quixote, Monkey, and Huck.”
James S. Fu; Mythic and Comic Aspects of the Quest; Singapore University Press; 1977.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think. -Malcolm De Chazal, writer and painter (12 Sep 1902-1981)