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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective, adverb: Damned.
Alteration of eternal (as in “eternal damnation”), from Latin aeternus, from aevum (age). Ultimately from the Indo-European root aiw-/ayu- (vital force, life, eternity), which also gave us ever, never, aye, nay, eon, eternal, medieval, primeval, utopia, Sanskrit Ayurveda, aught, coeval, and coetaneous. Earliest documented use: 1790.
“Why had he let himself get suckered into that tarnal poker game?”
W. Michael Gear; Long Ride Home; Tor Books; 1988.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:It is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. -Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US President (27 Oct 1858-1919)