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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A state of happiness based on false hopes.
From English fool, from Latin follis (windbag, fool) + paradise, via French, Latin, and Greek, from Avestan pairidaeza (enclosure, park). Earliest documented use: 1462. Also see, fool's gold and fool's errand.
"She'd been living in a fool's paradise, hoping for his heart, for his ardor at least."
Diana Palmer; Noelle; Ivy Books; 1995.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. -Alden Nowlan, poet, novelist, and playwright (1933-1983)
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