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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Someone whose job is to make arrangements or organize things for another.
2. A steward or butler.
ETYMOLOGY:From Spanish mayordomo (butler, main servant), from Latin major + domus (house).
USAGE:"If there hadn't been a Saudi majordomo to come and collect us, we would have been in limbo -- a pair of single women wandering the airport with no man to get them out, trapped forever like Tom Hanks in the movie The Terminal."
Maureen Dowd; A Girls' Guide to Saudi Arabia; Vanity Fair (New York); Aug 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Don't wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day. -Albert Camus, writer and philosopher (1913-1960)
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