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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Feckless no more!

Serendipitously discovered the etymology of feckless, on receiving the OED Online Word of the Day: fech -- from the German for an occupation or trade.


Etymology: <  German Fach compartment, subject, field, trade (see fec n.).


  A line of work or business; an area of activity or expertise; (a person's) m├ętier.