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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
(po-ko-koo-RAN-tee, -kyoo-) adjective: Indifferent, apathetic, nonchalant.
noun: A careless or indifferent person.
From Italian poco (little) + curante, present participle of curare, (to care), from Latin curare (cure, care).
"The only child of an interminably famous literary theorist, and now
pococurante chair of the English Department, Hank published one
critically acclaimed novel -- Off the Road -- 20 years ago."
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true. -Nathaniel Hawthorne, writer (1804-1864)
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