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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A naive advocate of a political reform.
For adjective: Perhaps from goggle (to stare with bulging eyes). Earliest documented use: 1900.
For noun: Shortening of "good government". Earliest documented use: 1912.
"Of course former rivals morph into allies all the time. John McCain now makes goo-goo eyes at Romney."
Frank Bruni; Embracing the Pretzel; The New York Times; Jan 16, 2012.
"His once frequent talk of changing Washington helped create the impression that Obama was a goo-goo, a dreamer, when he is in fact more of a realist than a radical."
Jon Meacham; What Happened to Obama's Armageddon?; Newsweek (New York); May 14, 2010.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, "Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison." And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, "Mayhap he sought escape from something still more unbeautiful." -Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist (1883-1931)