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Word For The Day, Thursday, June 20, 2013 plutolatry
dictionaries ad nauseam | 20 June 2013 | Thursday's sub

Posted on 06/20/2013 6:25:28 AM PDT by secret garden


In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

plutolatry (ploo-TOL-uh-tree) noun
Excessive devotion to wealth.

Example sentence:
"He said this reflected the 'appearance of unbridled avarice -- the flowering of plutolatry'."
--John F. Copper & Ta-ling Lee; Coping With a Bad Global Image; University Press of America; 1997.

Etymology:
From Greek pluto- (wealth) + -latry (worship). Earliest documented use: 1891. Pluto was the god of riches in Greek mythology.

The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....


Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate

WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!


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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The man who dies rich dies disgraced. -Andrew Carnegie, industrialist (1835-1919)
1 posted on 06/20/2013 6:25:28 AM PDT by secret garden
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To: secret garden; Fierce Allegiance; Jack Deth; K4Harty; miskie; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; ...

Rise and shine!


2 posted on 06/20/2013 6:27:07 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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3 posted on 06/20/2013 6:27:29 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

idol worship of a disney character


4 posted on 06/20/2013 6:27:59 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Brilliant post! A+ for you! What's up with Goofy owning a dog?
5 posted on 06/20/2013 6:28:57 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

plutolaty is no longer an excessive devotion to wealth, it is now merely a dwarf devotion to wealth...


6 posted on 06/20/2013 6:29:37 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: secret garden

chan thinks she owns Jules!


7 posted on 06/20/2013 6:29:44 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Vince Flynn and James Gandolfini, seems we should await a third.


8 posted on 06/20/2013 6:34:34 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

The left decries right-wing plutolatry
They prefer devils: diabolatry
So what are the odds
The Obama’s are gods?
They bask in the mindless idolatry


9 posted on 06/20/2013 6:44:17 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration Uof Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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That’s goofy

:)


10 posted on 06/20/2013 6:46:02 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: xsmommy

Slim Whitman died yesterday.

Gandolfini was the third.


11 posted on 06/20/2013 6:46:47 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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oh ok. that’s a relief.


12 posted on 06/20/2013 6:47:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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Vince Flynn and James Gandolfini, seems we should await a third.

Well, we lost a wonderful conservative and then a liberal who was a wonderful actor. I guess we should anticipate an independent meeting his maker.

13 posted on 06/20/2013 6:47:54 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration Uof Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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Slim Whitman died yesterday.

So we lost a conservative, a liberal, and a yodeler.

14 posted on 06/20/2013 6:49:12 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration Uof Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: secret garden
This is not good news for the practioners of plutolatry.
15 posted on 06/20/2013 6:53:53 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: secret garden

"The coup d'etat does more than worships money.
It also worships their control of its redistribution.


16 posted on 06/20/2013 6:57:23 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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Excellent! A+ for you!
17 posted on 06/20/2013 7:12:04 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
A+ for you!
18 posted on 06/20/2013 7:13:06 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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19 posted on 06/20/2013 7:14:08 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Diogenesis

A+ for you!


20 posted on 06/20/2013 7:15:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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