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May 30, 2017
This week’s theme
Portmanteaux (blend words)

This week’s words
glocalize
solunar
judder
dripple
masstige

Goldendoodle
Goldendoodle (golden retriever + poodle)

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with Anu Garg

solunar

PRONUNCIATION:
(so-LOO-nuhr)

MEANING:
adjective: Relating to the sun and the moon.

ETYMOLOGY:
A blend of solar and lunar. Earliest documented use: 1936.

USAGE:
“Even the highest orders of animals were less adaptable to different environmental conditions, and particularly to solunar and other cycles.”
Gordon R. Dickson; The Final Encyclopedia; Tor Books; 1996.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
We all too often have socialism for the rich and rugged free market capitalism for the poor. -Martin Luther King, Jr., civil-rights leader (1929-1968)

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