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Owl's word for the day

just one word... once a day from the Owl (mood, internet and zesa dependent)

Idleness

"The exquisite art of idleness, one of the most important things that any University can teach."  (Oscar Wilde)

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Definition:

Idleness (n.)  :  not working or active;  doing nothing;  not in use or operation;  not kept busy;  habitually doing nothing or avoiding work.

Synonyms  :  unemployment, laziness, frivolity, vanity, indolence, inactivity, inertia, lethargy, sluggishness, torpidity, loafing.

Scrabble Value:

I = 1 point
D = 2 points
L = 1 point
E = 1 point
N = 1 point
E = 1 point
S = 1 point
S = 1 point

Idleness is worth at least 9 points in the game of scrabble.

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22 December 2014 05:40

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