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Dec 9, 2014
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klatsch
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klatsch

PRONUNCIATION:
(klach, klahch)

MEANING:
noun: A casual gathering of people for conversation, etc.

ETYMOLOGY:
From German Klatsch (gossip). Earliest documented use: 1953. Also see kaffeeklatsch.

USAGE:
"An employee entertained a group of about four other store employees. I stood nearby, looking around and wondering if I'd have to break up their klatsch."
Smokepole Questions Bring Out Hot Air; SHOT Business (New York); Oct/Nov 2012.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Who overcomes by force hath overcome but half his foe. -John Milton, poet (1608-1674)

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