Word of the Day – Monday, November 25th



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MOT (maht)

(Bon mot): a clever remark
Common clues: Bon ___; Witticism; Witty remark; Verbal gem; Clever comment; Zinger; Clever remark; Epigram; Pithy remark; Quip

Crossword puzzle frequency: 2 times a year
Frequency in English language: 27846 / 86800

A sampling of bon mots:

When in doubt, tell the truth. ~ Mark Twain

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go. ~ Oscar Wilde

I cannot say that I do not disagree with you ~ Groucho Marx

People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to ~ Jerry Seinfeld

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room ~ Winston Churchill

To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men ~ Abraham Lincoln

The only trouble with Christianity is that it has never yet been tried ~ George Bernard Shaw