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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: A collection of miscellaneous things.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin congeries (heap), from congerere (to heap up), from con- (with) + gerere (to carry).
USAGE:"What an unsightly congeries of mismatched assets the McGuinty government seems to have in mind."
David Olive; Ontario's Super-corporation Has Hallmarks of Trial Balloon; Toronto Star (Canada); Mar 9, 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch. -Edith Wharton, novelist (1862-1937)