Definition: playful; indulging in amusement; frolicsome; (2) diversion from work or serious matters

Derivation: Old French, “to carry away”

Balancing Quality: Fair play

• If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as work. — William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Hamlet {1603}
• Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you. — Alfred “Al” Emanuel Smith (1873-1944) American politician, 42nd governor of New York