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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: Stale, humid, and stuffy atmosphere, as in a crowded, poorly ventilated room.
ETYMOLOGY:Of uncertain origin, perhaps from fogo (stench).
USAGE:"[The butterfly stroke] may have a fug of raw, sweating masculinity about it, but it's also the most irritating of all strokes."
Barney Ronay; Vladimir Putin's Tough-guy Swimming Technique; The Guardian (London, UK); Aug 6, 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:God is usually on the side of the big squadrons against the small. -Comte Roger de Bussy-Rabutin, writer (1618-1693)