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Adam of Astoria

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2021.07.07 14:29

Here's a cute word that might useful in a work setting:
Lollygag


It means to fool around and waste time, typically while on the clock. It's a bit old fashioned, but also mild and polite.
Similar is to dawdle; moving slowly. Good off, slack off are more current usage.

"the politicians spent a lot of time lollygagging"
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  • Adam of Astoria 2021.07.07 14:30

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    *Goof, not good. soz autocorrect 🙄
  • あゆみ ayumi 2021.07.07 18:53

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    Are those words New York English or slang, lollygag,goof off and slack off? They are all new words for me, but interesting. I think the politicians in Japan spent a lot of time lollygagging , too.
  • Adam of Astoria 2021.07.07 23:02

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    @あゆみ ayumi well goof off is probably slang and a bit dated. Maybe an East Coast thing. Slack off is well understood by everybody I think. Lollygagging might even be archaic at this point. I also realize you could describe your day as a tourist wandering aimlessly as lollygagging.
  • Rick 2021.07.09 17:37

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    Good information!
  • Sasha 2021.07.09 22:59

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    I think it is a great word to spice up your speech I like such words Goof off doesn't seem too dated. I've heard people use it
  • Winnieウィニー 2021.07.10 01:25

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    Thank you for sharing ☺️
  • Jaclyn 2021.07.10 02:46

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    Thank you
  • Kübra Altın 2021.07.10 15:33

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    Thank you for sharing

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