Word of the Day – Snafu

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Snafu (noun) (adj) (verb)


A confused or chaotic state; a mess. Chiefly North American.

1940s: acronym from situation normal: all fouled (or fucked) up.

Example sentences

“The current administration is just one big snafu!”

Word of the Day – Procacity

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Procacity (noun)


Insolence or arrogance in attitude or tone; cheekiness; forwardness; an instance of this.

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Wilfrid Holme (d. 1538), author. From (i) Middle French procacité and its etymon (ii) classical Latin procācitāt-, procācitās forwardness, impudence from procāc-, procāx forward, bold, impudent, frivolous + -itās.

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