Today's Word of the Day means...
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment. ["Josh Billings"]
: It was just a tasteless little josh (1978+)verb
To joke;banter; kid: continued Brian, unwilling to be joshed out of it (1845+)
[origin unknown; the earliest example is capitalized, suggesting a proper name; Eric Partridge gives ''a country man; a rustic'' as one sense, so perhaps the primary meaning is ''to behave like a bumpkin'' or ''to fool one by seeming to be a rural simpleton'']