A Word A Day Keeps Ignorance at Bay!!! – Zilch

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  • pronoun. Nothing.
  • determiner. No, or not any.
    • This word originated in 1960s but has becomes faily popular in the last few decades; How this word came about is uncertain, perhaps it came from a character in the 1930s US humorous magazine Ballyhoo, called Mr Zilch!

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      • nothing, zero
      • none/no

  • Shreya thought a lot to come up with an excuse, only to come up with zilch.
  • That man has absolutely zilch manners.

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