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Dec 4, 2019This week’s theme
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Pleasure; ecstasy.
From French jouissance, from jouir (to enjoy). Earliest documented use: 1484.
“Artists were allowed, indeed encouraged, to lead more libidinous lives on behalf of others who had, of necessity, to leave their jouissance at the door while they worked.”
Hanif Kureishi; The Last Word; Scribner; 2015.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not complete this last one but I will try. -Rainer Maria Rilke, poet and novelist (4 Dec 1875-1926)
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