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Sep 8, 2015This week’s theme
Characters from Don Quixote who became words
This week’s words
Don Quixote & Sancho Panza
Detail from a painting by Jules David in Histoire de Don Quichotte, 1887
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A companion or sidekick, especially one who joins another in an adventure.
From Sancho Panza, the squire of Don Quixote. Sancho’s common sense contrasts with Don Quixote’s idealism. Earliest documented use: 1870.
“Parry wants Lucas to become his Sancho and join him on the quest for the holy grail.”
Patrick McCormick; The Fisher King; US Catholic (Chicago, Illinois); Nov 2002.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:People forget years and remember moments. -Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947)
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