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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A malicious, sneaking coward.
Of uncertain origin. Earliest documented use: 1440.
“‘Your father must have been a dastard to have left your inheritance so tightly tied up,’ Taffy muttered.
‘No, he wasn’t,’ Luke admitted honestly. ‘He believed I had so much to learn about managing money that it would take until I was thirty-five to be fit for the responsibility.’”
Elizabeth Mansfield; Miscalculations; Jove Books; 2000.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence. -Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher and writer (27 Sep 1821-1881)