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Nov 2, 2017
This week’s theme
Blend words

This week’s words
wegotism
freemium
mediocracy
chillax
slacktivism

chillax
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chillax

PRONUNCIATION:
(chi-LAKS)

MEANING:
verb intr.: To calm down and relax.

ETYMOLOGY:
A blend of chill + relax. Earliest documented use: 1999.

USAGE:
“Chillax, sit back, just take it slow
make every effort to unwind
let the calming breeze just blow
away those worries from your mind.”
J.R. Winchester; The Word According Two; Lulu; 2016.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
We have probed the earth, excavated it, burned it, ripped things from it, buried things in it, chopped down its forests, leveled its hills, muddied its waters, and dirtied its air. That does not fit my definition of a good tenant. If we were here on a month-to-month basis, we would have been evicted long ago. -Rose Bird, Chief Justice of California Supreme Court (2 Nov 1936-1999)

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