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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
From Old English faegen (glad). Earliest documented use: 888.
“Now I would fain work, but am unable to.”
Henrik Ibsen (Translation: Edmund Gosse & William Archer); Hedda Gabler; Scribner; 1909.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Man is certainly stark mad: he cannot make a flea, yet he makes gods by the dozens. -Michel de Montaigne, essayist (28 Feb 1533-1592)
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