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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Capable of causing cancer.
From Greek carcino- (cancer) + -genic (producing). Earliest documented use: 1916.
“She preached sound diet and positive attitude, preferred to eat crap, smoke and drink, and actively wanted something else carcinogenic to do, like sunbathing.”
Frances Fyfield; Safer Than Houses; Little, Brown; 2005.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A book of verses underneath the bough, / A jug of wine, a loaf of bread -- and thou / Beside me singing in the wilderness -- / Oh, wilderness were paradise enow! -Omar Khayyam, poet, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, and physician (18 May 1048-1131)