Word of the day

The word for today is…

indolent (adj) – 1. (a) Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy.
(b) Conducive to inactivity or laziness.
2. (a) Causing little or no pain.
(b) Slow to heal, grow, or develop.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1660s, “causing no pain, painless,” from French indolent (16th century) or directly from Late Latin indolentem. Sense of “living easily, slothful,” is 1710, a sense perhaps developed in French.

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Peter is a fourth generation New Zealander, with both his mothers and fathers folks having arrived in New Zealand in the 1870’s. He lives in Lower Hutt with his wife, two cats and assorted computers.

His work history has been in the timber, banking and real estate industries, and he’s now enjoying retirement. He has been interested in computers for over thirty years and is a strong advocate for free open source software. He is Chairman of the SeniorNet Hutt City Committee.