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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Without guile; sincere; simple.
2. Free of artificiality.
3. Lacking art or skill.
From art, from Latin ars (art) + less, from Old English leas (without). Earliest documented use: 1586.
“District Judge Shawn Ho said both parties were like ‘chalk and cheese’ -- the pastor being ‘polished and glib’ and Mr Tay ‘sincere, straightforward, and artless’.”
Elena Chong; Pastor Jailed Two Weeks for Road Rage; The Straits Times (Singapore); Jul 2, 2016.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Understanding a person does not mean condoning; it only means that one does not accuse him as if one were God or a judge placed above him. -Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst and author (23 Mar 1900-1980)