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Alice in the tulgey wood
Image: Alice in Wonderland Wiki
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Thick, dark, and scary.
Coined by Lewis Carroll in the poem “Jabberwocky” in the book Through the Looking-Glass, perhaps as a blend of tough/turgid + bulgy. Earliest documented use: 1871.
“Fairy-tale treatments in our late century increasingly stray from enlightened enchantment into the dark and tulgey woods.”
David Jays; A Grimm business; New Statesman (London, UK); Dec 11, 1998.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night. -Marilyn Monroe, actress (1 Jun 1926-1962)
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