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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Excessively sparing or frugal.
ETYMOLOGY:From Middle English parcimony, from Latin parsimonia, from parcere (to spare). First recorded use: 1598.
USAGE:"President Calvin Coolidge was so parsimonious with words that he became known as 'Silent Cal'."
Rob Christensen; Interesting, But Not Quite Convincing; The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina); Sep 12, 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Throw your dream into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, or a new country. -Anais Nin, author (1903-1977)
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