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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A love letter.
From French billet doux (love letter), from billet (note) + doux (sweet). Earliest documented use: 1673.
"Pete Hamill, journalist and novelist, loves his city and this novel is his billet-doux."
Margaret Cannon; New in Crime Fiction; The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada); Dec 9, 2011.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Every human being's essential nature is perfect and faultless, but after years of immersion in the world we easily forget our roots and take on a counterfeit nature. -Lao-Tzu, philosopher (6th century BCE)