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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:verb tr., intr.: To happen.
ETYMOLOGY:From Old English tidan (happen), from tid (time). Often used in the phrase "woe betide". Earliest documented use: 1297.
USAGE:"Whatever betided at the end of Mitt Romney's term and whatever betides in the future, that shouldn't be forgotten."
David A. Mittell Jr.; As the Good Times Roll; Providence Journal (Rhode Island); May 17, 2007.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it. -Rabindranath Tagore, philosopher, author, songwriter, painter, educator, composer, Nobel Prize in literature (1861-1941)