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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:verb tr., intr.: To beg; to obtain by imposing on someone's generosity.
ETYMOLOGY:Of uncertain origin.
USAGE:"Sak Nana makes money the old-fashioned way. He earns it. ... He said, 'I wanted to stand on my own feet! People used to assume, incorrectly, that I could always cadge money from my parents.'"
Alfred Tha Hla; Riches to Rags to Revs; Bangkok Post (Thailand); Apr 24, 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Not thinking critically, I assumed that the "successful" prayers were proof that God answers prayer while the failures were proof that there was something wrong with me. -Dan Barker, former preacher, musician (b. 1949)