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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Mean or contemptible.
2. Having an unpleasant odor.
3. Of or relating to a skunk.
From skunk, an animal that ejects a foul-smelling liquid when frightened. Derived from an Algonquian language. Earliest documented use: 1897.
"I had a couple of skunky-sounding audience tapes, tinkling out distant brown scurf from Nassau Coliseum."
Ben Ratliff; Bring Out Your Dead; The New York Times; Apr 10, 2009.
"The battle over campaign disclosure in Idaho's education-reform campaign is the latest skunky fruit of Citizens United."
Shawn Vestal; Ills of Citizens United Visible in Idaho Election; Spokesman Review (Spokane, Washington); Oct 26, 2012.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (1926-2004)