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1868: Definition

From Wikipedia: Tsundoku (Japanese: 積ん読) is acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up in one’s home without reading them. The term originated in the Meiji era (1868–1912) as Japanese slang. It combines elements of tsunde-oku (積んでお, to pile things … Continue reading

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1726: Definition

THUNDER: a Noise known by Persons not Deaf. —Nathan Bailey: An universal etymological English dictionary, comprehending the derivations of the generality of words in the English tongue (1726)

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