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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A clumsy, stupid person.
Of uncertain origin, perhaps from East Anglian lummock (to move heavily or clumsily). Earliest documented use: before 1825.
"Adam is harshly portrayed as an oaf, a nimrod, a village idiot, a lummox, a schlemiel -- you get the idea."
Brad Wheeler; Humanizing Biblical Super Heroes; The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada); Apr 23, 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks. -Charles Dickens, novelist (1812-1870)
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