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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
merry-andrew (MER-ee AN-droo) noun
[From English merry + generic use of proper name Andrew.]
"There were new owners, Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, the Merry-Andrews
who ran the wildly successful disco Studio 54 a decade before (and shared
a cell in federal prison for evading taxes on the disco's income)."
"Merry Andrew, Lawrence called him then, always applauding his wit, his
This week's theme: words that are also names.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. -Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth US president (1858-1919)