Slugabed

Hello Everyone!

Are you a slugabed?

Me? Of course I am!

The world wouldn’t be normal if there were no slugabeds around.

What is a Slugabed?
Slugabed is a relatively uncommon noun meaning β€œa person who lazily stays in bed long after the usual time for arising.” The noun slug, β€œa snaillike animal; a lazy person, sluggard,” developed from Middle English slugge β€œa lazy person; slothfulness, the sin of sloth.” Slugge probably comes from Old Icelandic slōkr β€œclumsy person,” Swedish and Norwegian dialect slok β€œlazy person,” Danish slog β€œrascal, rogue.” The element –a– is simply a reduced form of the Old English preposition on β€œon, in, into”; bed comes from Old English bedd, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root bhedh-, bhodh– β€œto dig, bury,” from which Latin derives fodere β€œto dig” and fossa β€œa ditch, trench, groove”; the Celtic languages have Welsh bedd, Cornish bedh, and Breton bΓ©z, all three meaning β€œa grave.” Slugabed entered English in the late 16th century.

Happy Slugabed day! Hope
Wait a minute if you are already up than have a Happy Slugabed Day tomorrow!
Slugabed word & definition from Dictionary.com
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