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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Like a thrush (any of the songbirds of the family Turdidae).
From Latin turdus (thrush).
"The writers most characteristic of the sixties created marginal, slightly
lost characters, gentle dreamers, or hardened iconoclasts in search of
themselves in a world that is no longer their own, seizing every possible
occasion to distinguish themselves from what Flaubert would have been
quick to call the 'turdiform bourgeois.'"
There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all. -Robert Orben, magician (1927- )
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