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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A very short notice or no notice.
After Scarborough, a town on the northeast coast of the UK. It’s unclear how Scarborough became associated with this idea though one conjecture is about robbers being given summary punishment. Earliest documented use: 1546.
“Come if you must, but winter’s here --
Old-fashioned Scarborough warning.”
Paul Routledge; Lines from Gill Top; The Daily Mirror (London, UK); Jan 31, 2006.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. -Victor Hugo, novelist and dramatist (26 Feb 1802-1885)