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Sunday, June 3, 2012

Word of the Week (WOTW)

logy (adj) dull and heavy in motion or thought; sluggish.
   ORIGIN mid 19th century; of uncertain origin; compare with Dutch log meaning heavy or dull
Definition from The New Oxford American Dictionary

I discovered this word while reading It by Stephen King.  He uses it when explaining the factors that lead to the frequent flooding in the town of Derry.  One of these factors is "the entire area's logy drainage."

WOTW is something I will be posting every week.  I will be choosing words that are new to me or that interest me.  This one is definitely a new word for me.

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