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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Affected writing style.
2. Banter, especially of flirtatious nature.
After the French novelist Pierre de Marivaux (1688-1763), known for the verbal preciousness of his romantic comedies. Earliest documented use: 1765.
“The chatter between bemused husbands and the director’s numerous wives is brash marivaudage.”
Joan Dupont; Tout Ça...Pour Ça! The Movie Guide; International Herald Tribune (Paris, France); Jul 9, 1993.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I like to say that arms are not for killing. They are for hugging. -Betty Williams, peace activist, Nobel laureate (b. 22 May 1943)