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Nov 4, 2020
This week’s theme
Borrowed words

This week’s words
cushy
pogonip
pishogue
zarf
picaro

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with Anu Garg

pishogue

PRONUNCIATION:
(pi-SHOHG)

MEANING:
noun: Sorcery; witchcraft; spell.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Irish piseog (witchcraft). Earliest documented use: 1829.

USAGE:
“You have totally glamoured me with your pishogue.”
N.E. Tovell; Tides of the Undead; iUniverse; 2011.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like. -Will Rogers, humorist (4 Nov 1879-1935)

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