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Andrea’s Dictionary Word of the Day

Words – Thought of the Day.
If we take words and catch phrases out of our common history – what would they mean?

Today’s example:
star-struck
–adjective
captivated by famous people or by fame itself.
[Origin: 1960–65]
Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1)Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006

New Definition from the Andrea’s Brain and Strange Thought Processes Dictionary:

1. Struck by a star or star-struck.
verb – to strike with a star

noun – one who is struck by a star
Those individuals who are star-struck:
1. have a heck of a lawsuit (especially if the star struck when camera’s were around)
2. stand to make some money selling the story
3. being punched, shot or run over with a car or horse by a sheriff – archaic
4. are dead.
“John walked through the cornfield and was star struck. Since nothing remains to be buried, a memorial service will be held Wednesday.”

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