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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. One who betrays.
2. A peephole.
ETYMOLOGY:After Judas Iscariot, a disciple of Jesus, who later betrayed him. Earliest documented use: 1490.
USAGE:"Bob Dylan was heckled and booed by audience members who felt he had sold out to the pop world, that he was a Judas who had turned his back on the serious acoustic roots of folk music."
Heath McCoy; Turning Tables on Folk; Calgary Herald (Canada); Jul 24, 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation. -Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, scientist and philosopher (1742-1799)