The Word of the Day for May 24 is: goldbrick \GOHLD-brik\ noun 1 a : a worthless brick that looks like gold b : something that appears valuable but is actually worthless 2 : a person who shirks assigned work Examples: Jake is a goldbrick who spends too much time trying to cozy up to the boss instead of finishing his assignments. "History is full of stories of inspirations that come in idle moments and dreams. It almost makes you wonder whether loafers, goldbricks and no-accounts aren't responsible for more of the world's great ideas, inventions and masterpieces than the hardworking." — From an article by Tim Kreider in The New York Times, July 1, 2012
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