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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adverb: In a disordered or random manner.
adjective: Confused; jumbled.
Of unknown origin, perhaps referring to the herding of pigs. Earliest documented use: 1598.
"Owl feathers, apple cores, and sweet wrappers littered the floor, a number of spell books lay higgledy-piggledy among the tangled robes on his bed."
J.K. Rowling; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; Bloomsbury; 2005.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The institution of royalty in any form is an insult to the human race. -Mark Twain, author and humorist (1835-1910)