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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Not easily handled, managed, or controlled.
From Latin tractare (to handle), frequentative of trahere (draw). Earliest documented use: 1545.
“Leeds have traditionally employed the most dour, most intractable men outside of the Democratic Unionist Party as their managers. Now this. A man who can smile.”
Tom Humphries; Pain and Suffering Continues as Usual; Irish Times (Dublin); Nov 16, 1998.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words without thoughts never to heaven go. -Shakespeare, poet and dramatist (23 Apr 1564-1616)