word of the day :: quackery

quackery
[kwakuh-ree]

-noun, plural er·ies
1. the practice or methods of a quack.
2. an instance of this.

Origin
1700-10; quack + -ery

“But what is quackery? It is commonly an attempt to cure the diseases of a man by addressing his body alone. There is need of a physician who shall minister to both body and soul at once, that is, to man. Now he falls between two stools.”
~ Henry David Thoreau ~
U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist

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