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scraunch or scranch
verb tr.: To crunch, crush, or grind.
Of imitative origin. Earliest documented use: 1620.
The word scraunched is the longest one-syllable word in the English language.
“Sancho fell to, without invitation, and champed his bits in the dark, as if he had scraunched knotted cords.”
Miguel de Cervantes (translation: Thomas Shelton); Don Quixote; 1620.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:One does not ask of one who suffers: What is your country and what is your religion? One merely says: You suffer, that is enough for me. -Louis Pasteur, chemist and bacteriologist (27 Dec 1822-1895)