Do you like words?
Being a writer, I love words. I get one from Dictionary.com every day.
Some seem very obscure and I don't think I'd ever use them, but every once in awhile there's one I'd like to share. Today's word describes something we need more of in this world.
\TROO-pen-ee\ noun -- a trusty, honest fellow.
How the word's been used:
Ha, ha, boy, say'st thou so, art thou there trupenny?
-- William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 1604
"A very nice sermon," said Mr. truepenny, trying to say something.
-- Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)
These quotes are historical, can you add one that is hysterical? (or at least different?) If so, please add in the comments.
For more words, here's the link to the page: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/truepenny
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