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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun An excessively inquisitive person.
From a character in the comedic play Paul Pry by John Poole (1786-1872). Earliest documented use: 1826. Also see nosy parker.
“You must stop me if I begin to ask too much, or sound like an old Paul Pry.”
Molly Gloss; The Jump-Off Creek; Houghton Mifflin; 1989.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:We have met the enemy and he is us. -Walt Kelly, cartoonist (25 Aug 1913-1973)