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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: An ex-convict.
After Derwent, a river in Tasmania. There used to be a convict settlement on its banks. Earliest documented use: 1853.
“A visitor to the tent of a pair of newlyweds at Forest Creek found the digger’s wife ... barely sober enough to utter these memorable words, ‘I’m a Derwenter, and I don’t care who knows it.’”
Robyn Annear; Nothing But Gold; Text Publishing; 1999.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:No human being is illegal. -Elie Wiesel, writer, Nobel laureate (30 Sep 1928-2016)