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A Thoughtful, Hopeful Fool

April 1 … April Fools’ Day.   An interesting word history for “fool” Word History: The pejorative nature of the term fool is strengthened by a knowledge of its etymology. Its source, the Latin word follis, meant “a bag or sack, a large inflated ball, a pair of bellows.” Users of the word in Late Latin, however, saw a…

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