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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: A major point of interest, or a central idea.
ETYMOLOGY:From French clou (nail), from Latin (clavus).
USAGE:"Day four. Open introduction. Read these lines by Joyce describing his novel -- 'Penelope is the clou of the book'."
Kevin Myers; Bluffer's Guide to Ulysses; Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland); Jun 16, 1997.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Like cars in amusement parks, our direction is often determined through collisions. -Yahia Lababidi, author (b. 1973)
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