The first word I ever learned to spell after my proper name.
Dad said it meant, "You just don't care about anything."

All the other five year olds thought I was a friggin' genious.
Dad taught me the letters of the word in a song format that was
stuck in my head each day thereafter.
To this day
l a c k a d a i s i c a l
chimes from one end of my brain to the other.

Lack`a*dai"si*cal (?), a. [From Lackadaisy, interj.]

Affectedly pensive; languidly sentimental.

-- Lack`a*dai"si*cal*ly, adv.


© Webster 1913.

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