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May 4, 2011This week's theme
Biblical characters who became words
This week's words
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A fast driver.
2. A driver of a cab.
ETYMOLOGY:After King Jehu in the Old Testament, known for driving his chariot furiously. He had Jezebel killed. Earliest documented use: 1682.
USAGE:"The jehu cabby was charged with street betting."
Robert Hale; Undercover Cop Nabs Gamblers; Malvern Gazette (UK); May 8, 2008.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Every man possesses three characters: that which he exhibits, that which he really has, and that which he believes he has. -Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, novelist and journalist (1808-1890)
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