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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A miserly person.
Originally, a pinchgut was someone who didn’t give enough food to a ship’s crew. Earliest documented use: 1615.
“Even Sifter Sol, a pinchgut gold panner who rarely parted with a penny, bought a bottle.”
Maxine Schur; Gullible Gus; Clarion Books; 2009.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. -Dr. Seuss, author and illustrator (2 Mar 1904-1991)