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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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To: secret garden

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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To: xsmommy

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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To: NeoCaveman

oh ok. that’s a relief.


12 posted on 06/20/2013 6:47:54 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
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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To: NeoCaveman
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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To: camle
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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To: NeoCaveman

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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To: secret garden
Plutolatry: Having an affair with a former planet
21 posted on 06/20/2013 7:17:43 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Cowman

A for you!


22 posted on 06/20/2013 7:51:03 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Cowman

i do not like the way they kicked Pluto to the solar system curb!


23 posted on 06/20/2013 7:53:41 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

Obama and Michelle Antoinette
Are worse than Hillary and Bill-
Their avarice and plutolatry
Make them grifters of skill

Be it gathering a pricey wardrobe
Garish enough to make us cringe
Or spending our millions on trips
They won’t waste a chance to binge

With the jet and fancy food,
As most of us are living tough-
We might get back some money
If we could sell all that stuff...

I returned from hiking in the woods this morning to find a field mouse had managed somehow to get in, and made it to the hall by the utility room before being summarily executed.

My guess would be that Yeti boy was the axman-he is huge, and a very efficient mouser-but all of the pets were standing near the deceased rodent-even the dog looked pleased. The cats got party mix, and there was a bacon treat for Husky girl-they earned their keep today.


24 posted on 06/20/2013 9:07:29 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

They were all taking pride in a job well done. A+ for the homework.


25 posted on 06/20/2013 9:16:12 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Thank you! How is your little dog getting along?


26 posted on 06/20/2013 9:37:53 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

Sleeping at my feet. He’s not eating well, unless I put some poached egg in the bowl with his kibble. Otherwise, he seems pretty good.


27 posted on 06/20/2013 10:29:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Is he just being picky?


28 posted on 06/20/2013 10:36:18 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: secret garden

Based on the Russian leader's reactions whenever they get together, it's hard to say whether Obama's fawning attempts at "putolatry" are just offensive to Vladie, or he simply can't stand the POSeur like everyone else.

29 posted on 06/20/2013 10:45:30 AM PDT by mikrofon (Alinsky Lapdog)
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To: secret garden

Plutolatry is in the playbook of the Dems
Who pretend to work for the poor,
instead they raid us in new taxes,
always wanting more and more.

They must fly off to Africa,
never mind the sequester.
They need idolatry as well
making us slave to their master.

Our land they have plundered,
they have taken our riches...
to glorify themselves and
to make us their bitches.


30 posted on 06/20/2013 10:48:06 AM PDT by tioga
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I think he’s not all that hungry. Especially with Barky McThunder drooling over his dish and threatening to polish it off if he won’t.


31 posted on 06/20/2013 1:14:17 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: mikrofon

A+ for you. I hope the Miami fans have the same expression after tonight’s game. GO SPURS GO!


32 posted on 06/20/2013 1:15:07 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: tioga

Don’t forget the side jaunt to the Enerald Isle in the $3300/night room! A+ for you.


33 posted on 06/20/2013 1:17:14 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

“drooling over his dish” is what both Titus and Yeti boy do if Midget girl doesn’t eat all the food in her dish right away-they stare at her-and the food-and practically lick their chops to intimidate her into leaving the kitchen.

I take her and the dish into the study when they do that-it lets her finish her dinner at her own pace, and reminds them to eat the food in their respective dishes...


34 posted on 06/20/2013 1:41:55 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: mikrofon

Jeez-Vlad looks bored to tears...


35 posted on 06/20/2013 1:48:06 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5

I talked my group into going out to a minor league ballgame here in Jax. Should be cool.


36 posted on 06/20/2013 3:00:00 PM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Sounds like a great idea!


37 posted on 06/20/2013 3:49:02 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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