Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: SMUGLY & more

My Word of the Day

SMUGLY (SMU’GLY) adv.[from smug.]Neatly; sprucely.

Lilies and roses will quickly appear, And her face will look wond’rous smugly. Gay.

Recent references to SMUGLY on Twitter

@509298 I was smugly chuckling over the trials and tribulations of those involved in the NDA imbroglio until I realised tha… https://t.co/PocwPq5hBt

@ryanbailey25 Woke up early to smugly judge people’s costumes on insta. (I’m dressed as a hot dog)

@yukishiro_txt @Yachiyo_ebook Hmph. [she can’t help but smile smugly at the remark.] I’ll take that compliment. Whether on stage o… https://t.co/uHN5BabCUU

@cazohazo folks, never rely on your employer to keep records of your employment. Keep your P60s somewhere safe – one day you… https://t.co/uFTaGFmyac

@ddale0000 @curtisstigers @mrjamesob Tag? F off …I’m having it. smugly walks to work in the rain https://t.co/yiW27uGcho

@charmermark In other news, I missed the free lunchtime performance at the Concert Gewerzgebouw today. I smugly sat in the sunny… https://t.co/s9OORrqOau

@SportsGrape FPL: The Good, The Bad and The Smugly – Gameweek 10 https://t.co/xzJAh5RFxp

@RehmanRashid123 The last week or more has been a trial for Khan’s supporters, me included. His very off-beat brand of politics has… https://t.co/SpQhTg85QC

@RachelBroady The response to William Sitwell is a middle class liberal protest to-do list:

  1. Be angry at a joke about vegans 2… https://t.co/CFdWeBT0W6

@SugarWxlfy @xadmirxr -> Or at least used to, now people are trying to get me to eat more healthily, buuut yeah. Cake is still… https://t.co/zMm3scncvO

@PaperPandaBare When you’re off work but too ill to do anything and your odd bod neighbours smugly put their washing out…then it… https://t.co/HF2GY7uxXg

@MwalshMm @TheAnchoress The same kind of blind hypocrisy that led Victorian Brits to congratulate themselves for ending the s… https://t.co/RLdQcuVBXr

@still_game84 This is fair in a sense. But I don’t believe that it can or will have any substantive impact on Mueller’s work, or… https://t.co/DkZSpO7h0M

@UncrowndKcng He smiled smugly and shrugged.

❝What can I say, its one of my many talents.❞ https://t.co/gygM8iLCIE

@genesistojohn @gatewaypundit Meanwhile!!! Back in the green-room- they are all smugly, laughing all the to the bank!!!

@JosephOMarcus This is a very good point! The latte-supping metropolitan elite smugly believe they have all the answers. They are… https://t.co/BJWhZ0nxF8

@Twinmom0 @JacobAWohl “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar,” thought Clearasil Boy smugly as he settled in for another game of… https://t.co/xTSmXu1PY9

@concretemayor @DanAlbas This PM blatantly & smugly ignores virtually every question posed by our elected rep’s in Parliament. It… https://t.co/OsslfOrNZE


@MoonsOfMunnopor He grinned smugly. https://t.co/OP3hBysyZA

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@CMason0928 “Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.”

― Samuel Johnson

@TrueGboy Our aspirations are our possibilities. —Samuel Johnson

@adamstoon Here’s Hodge, Samuel Johnson’s famous #cat "A very fine cat indeed".

@DMCare_ 1831 5 Vols Samuel JOHNSON by BOSWELL ed. W. Croker https://t.co/H31auFIWQt https://t.co/kJRmokDdyW

@ConnieHertz “Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.” – Samuel Johnson #dream #imagine #friends… https://t.co/LGEGNMDuSE

@BotOnBotAction Twitter is an academic conference in which Samuel Johnson can enjoy @RoamingGnome‘s philosophical and eloquent twee… https://t.co/W30EgUv3JN

@LGHHydePark "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." — Samuel Joh… https://t.co/8DDWYewtqo

@OldNo7Brand "He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man." – Samuel Johnson @realDonaldTrump… https://t.co/kKrYB28djO

@ESnellDesign "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@marymhorne | E. Snell Design… https://t.co/8poQMoXcAs

@inspiringkot He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor.-by Samuel Johnson https://t.co/j01oxD1qIv

@ElandPublishing @BarnabyRogerson & Rose are now back in the office with a fresh stock of #Greek images – see more on our instagram… https://t.co/2SY1itZk5b

@Jennifer_LLBY Many things difficult to design prove easy to perform. — Samuel Johnson

@drjohnsonshouse OTD in 1728 Samuel Johnson went up to Pembroke College, Oxford. By his own admission he was idle and soon exhausted… https://t.co/4PMEoizqY7

@meeratenguria “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson… https://t.co/mjH5g3qMpf

@StudentSource Big dreams in the Big smoke #London the #HigherEducation capital of the world https://t.co/zjj2ZG3hC8 …"there is… https://t.co/IlC4EiQdup

@pdfcorner Download Rasselas Pdf Book By Samuel Johnson https://t.co/8abDlTC5rY https://t.co/Zbbf0GV8dj

@Sellypaws @guyadams @guywalters Fall as a term for Autumn is in Samuel Johnson’s dictionary of 1755 and had been in use in En… https://t.co/N0K4VNepVx

@book_financial #Moneyearns4u# A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man, because he has both enjoyments.     

Samuel Johnson

@qichanchan The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.-Samuel Johnson

@Fajri_W_ What a strange narrowness of mind now is that, to think the things we have not known are better than the things we… https://t.co/W3JiD7xShv

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