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Jun 22, 2021This week’s theme
This week’s words
“I love being a recluse but you wouldn’t believe how slow the Internet is here.”
Cartoon: Dan Piraro
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Someone who lives a sedentary life, spending large amounts of leisure time playing computer games, surfing the net, streaming videos, etc.
Formed on the pattern of couch potato. Mouse refers to the electronic mouse typically used with a computer. Earliest documented use: 1993.
“‘Why are you sweaty, by the way?’
‘Because I just worked out, mouse potato.’”
Natasha Mostert; Keeper of Light and Dust; Dutton; 2009.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Him that I love, I wish to be free -- even from me. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh, author and aviator (22 Jun 1906-2001)
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