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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: An assertion or hint that’s disparaging and suggestive.
A blend of insinuation + innuendo. Earliest documented use: 1884.
“She said that she wasn’t comparing apples to oranges, she was comparing a big juicy hard ripe red apple to a little shriveled soft one, which is a phrase she often uses back at me. I took all that as an insinuendo about, well, personal things, and quite without basis, by the way.”
Daniel Cross; Coopers Crossing; iUniverse; 2018.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:War is merely the continuation of policy by other means. -Carl von Clausewitz, general and military theorist (1 Jun 1780-1831)