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  • The rigors of the daily commute will do that for the lazybone in you.

    PANEM ET CIRCENSES

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  • Great word--I'd almost forgotten about it. We used it often as kids.

    September 17, 2007

  • '“Stories have a job to do,�? the book spells out, in what might as well be neon letters. “They can’t just lie around like lazybone dogs. They have to teach you something.�?'

    from a NYT review of "Mister Pip" by Lloyd Jones

    September 17, 2007