I’d bet that 80% of adults in the US have run into the passage I quote (is it equally widespread in the UK?) – yet you won’t find today’s word in any major dictionary.
Enjoy the original passage here, beginning just before the 15:00 mark.
. . . [Interlocutor: Well, I don’t expect any gratitude.]
. . . Well, you’re going to get it. We did great, and I’m grateful. So thank you. Thank you, Phil Davis, from the bottom of my heart. Now will you let the rest of my life alone?
Probably related to German uzen "to tease".
The newspaper weatherman answers a query about a familiar sight.
– Tom Skilling, Chicago Tribune, December 26, 2010
In rummaging about in some old left-behind bottles and jars, I cme across an empty "Utz Pickles" jar. Weird!
It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. -J. Krishnamurti
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