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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A tutor who travels with a young man.
From allusion to a literal bear leader, a man who led a muzzled bear from place to place to perform in the streets. Earliest documented use: 1749.
“The description of the relation between the bear leader and his protege is quite entertaining.”
Giovanna Summerfield and Lisa Downward; New Perspectives on the European Bildungsroman; Continuum; 2010.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:It seems like the less a statesman amounts to, the more he adores the flag. -Kin Hubbard, humorist (1 Sep 1868-1930)