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Monday, June 19, 2017

Torment Tuesday


Call me a curmudgeon, but I've grown to loathe social media marketers who use weekday hashtags.

You know who you are.

Week upon week, you insist on reminding me it's:

  • Motivation Monday
  • Transformation Tuesday
  • Win Wednesday
  • Thankful Thursday
  • Fearless Friday
  • Social Saturday
  • Fun Day Sunday
Your vapid diurnal emissions make every day feel like Munch Monday.

The word curmudgeon, by the way, originated in the 1500s; but its source is unknown.

According to Samuel Johnson's 1755 dictionary, the word is a corruption of the French coeur méchant, meaning "evil heart."

But according to other dictionaries, it's a mashup of the English cur, meaning "mutt," and the Gaelic muigean, meaning "grouch."

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