March 19, 2021

MAR 19, sleek Greek prefixes: EPI-

Authors' Note: 
ephemeral: transitory; derived from the Greek epi-'on' + hemera-'day', a variant form of the prefix
ephedrine: drug isolated in 1885 from the traditional Chinese medicine ephedra, sometimes an abused stimulant, recently deleted from combined medications and from formularies in many countries owing to side effects, including increased risk of sudden death
schleppy: dragging or fatigued, from the Yiddish word schlep.
The gravesite of Giuseppe is marked by the simple epitaph, "Epicurean Hippy".

And, here's another verse exemplifying use of this common prefix ...

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