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This week's theme: Yours to discover.
excursive (ik-SKUR-siv) adjective
Tending to wander off; rambling.
[From Latin excurrere (to run out), from ex- (out) + currere (to run). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kers- (to run) that's also the source of car, career, carpenter, occur, discharge, and caricature. Why caricature? Because a caricature is a loaded or distorted picture of someone.]
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"Through a succession of journeys shaped by the caprices of the bus companies, he conjures a narrative that is excursive, digressive and diverting beyond measure." Man on an Omnibus; The Daily Telegraph (London, UK); Dec 3, 2006.
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it. -Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (1706-1790)
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