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Monday, April 11, 2011

QUOTIDIAN: "found in the ordinary course of events"

A quotidian commute...

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American Heritage Dictionary (2 definitions)
–adjective
1. Everyday; commonplace: "There's nothing quite like a real . . . train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute” ( Anita Diamant).
2. Recurring daily. Used especially of attacks of malaria.

Century Dictionary (4 definitions)

1. Daily; occurring or returning daily: as, a quotidian fever.
–noun
2. Something that returns or is expected every day; specifically, in medicine, a fever whose paroxysms return every day.
3. A cleric or church officer who does daily duty.
4. Payment given for such duty.

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