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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: One who is obsessively interested in words.
From Greek logo- (word) + -mania (excessive enthusiasm or craze). Earliest documented use: 1870.
“Thumbing through the dictionary in this way can create many a pleasurable afternoon for the irrepressible logomaniac.”
Tracy Lee Simmons; Johnson’s Canon; The Weekly Standard (Washington, DC); May 29, 2006.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. -Toni Morrison, novelist, editor, professor, Nobel laureate (b. 18 Feb 1931)
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