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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Pretentious; affected; dandyish.
A reduplication of la-di-da which is imitative of affected pronunciation. Earliest documented use: 1861.
“Gov was too lardy-dardy with them, Gov had made my sisters too superior to breathe.”
Ursula Holden; Tin Toys; Methuen; 1987.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The sheep have gone on strike / they are demanding better slaughtering conditions. -Dinos Christianopoulos, poet (b. 20 Mar 1931)
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