Today’s Etymology Lesson

Consider the word “procrastinate” which the Oxford English Dictionary tells us derives from classical Latin, the prefix pro meaning roughly “for” and the possessive verb form of the noun crastin or tomorrow.  Crāstinus, then, translates to “belonging to tomorrow.” So to procrastinate is to be for belonging to tomorrow. In a more modern parlance: procrastinate and tomorrow OWNS you.
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