Tuesday, August 28, 2012

THE FIRST WORD


lulu

PRONUNCIATION:
(LOO-loo) 

MEANING:
noun: A remarkable person, idea, or thing.

ETYMOLOGY:
Perhaps from the nickname for Louise. Earliest documented use: 1886.

USAGE:
"I told my students about an incident from my boyhood, my first-ever interaction with a fungus, and it was a lulu."
Robert Klose; The Three-Legged Woman and Other Excursions in Teaching; University Press of New England; 2010.

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