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2010-05-05 07:05:00

From the phrase "shining a light on" a topic to the cartoon depiction of a lightbulb signifying the formulation of a "bright" idea, light and enlightenment have been linked for decades.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.