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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Foolish or inane, especially in a complacent and smug manner.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin fatuus (foolish). Earliest recorded use: 1633.
USAGE:"You know it's patronising because every five minutes there is an utterly fatuous remark dressed up as profundity."
Amol Rajan; When Women Aren't on Top; The Independent (London, UK); Oct 13, 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person. -William Somerset Maugham, writer (1874-1965)