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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
This week's theme: words for body parts used figuratively.
leadfoot (LED-foot) noun
One who drives an automobile too fast, especially as a habit.
[From the suggestion that one has feet made of lead, a heavy metal, that keeps the accelerator of the vehicle pressed down.]
"The Audi leadfoot was one of nearly 1,000 motorists charged with
speeding, mostly on Highway 400, by Toronto-area OPP this weekend."
A good end cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we ever do evil, that good may come of it. -William Penn, Quaker, founder of Pennsylvania (1644-1718)
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