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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb intr.: To stay in a place temporarily.
noun: A temporary stay.
From Old French surjurner (to stay temporarily), from Latin subdiurnare (to spend the day), from sub (under) + diurnum (day). Earliest documented use: 1325, for verb: 1290.
“In his book about his American sojourn, ‘America Against America’, which was published in 1991, Mr Wang noted that if a political system failed to devise a way of transferring power, it would be hard for that country ‘to enjoy enduring and stable political order’.”
Thinker-in-Chief; The Economist (London, UK); Feb 12, 2022.
“Staying in an Airbnb rental may be only marginally less expensive than sojourning in a hotel.”
Erica Alini; Airbnb Prices Comparable to Hotels; The Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada); Aug 15, 2022.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Our cemeteries are full of people who prayed to live. -Annie Laurie Gaylor, freethinker and activist (b. 2 Nov 1955)