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Oct 2, 2009
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Insults

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wifty

PRONUNCIATION:
(WIF-tee)

MEANING:
adjective: Eccentric, silly, scatterbrained.

ETYMOLOGY:
Of unknown origin.

USAGE:
"Kirsten Dunst is utterly charming as the doctor's wifty office assistant, idolizing her boss from afar and sharing tokes and beer with a pair of Lacuna lab techies."
Steven Rea; Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Knight Ridder Newspapers; Mar 19, 2004.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
One should count each day a separate life. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca, philosopher (BCE 3-65 CE)

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