MEANING: adjective: Whole or entire (referring to time).

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English leof (dear, used as an intensifier) + lang (long). Ultimately from the Indo-European root gleubh- (to tear apart), which is also the source of cleve, glyph, clever, clove (garlic), cleave, dermatoglyphics, lief, and lubricious. Earliest documented use: 1450.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Sin lies only in hurting others unnecessarily. All other "sins" are invented nonsense. -Robert A. Heinlein, science-fiction author (7 Jul 1907-1988)

LIVELONE - hermit

DIVELONG - why SCUBA was invented

LIVEBONG - the hash is good here