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Word For The Day, Wednesday, April 9, 2014-- arriviste

Posted on 04/09/2014 5:32:23 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, April 9, 2014-- arriviste

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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".

arriviste[ar-ee-veest; French a-ree-veest]

hear it pronounced

noun

1. a person who has recently acquired unaccustomed status, wealth, or success, especially by dubious means and without earning concomitant esteem

2. a person who is unscrupulously ambitious

Origin: 1900–05; < French; see arrive, -ist

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The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.




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Concerning the arriviste in the White House, I will paraphrase Churchill: Never has someone done so little for so many.
1 posted on 04/09/2014 5:32:23 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Hasta la arriviste, baby!


2 posted on 04/09/2014 5:33:52 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

You guys had somewhat of a snow day yesterday, so let me see some good effort today.


3 posted on 04/09/2014 5:33:57 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Reynolds in Marketing recently won the lottery and became the latest tragedy of the arriviste as relatives and former friends came out of the woodwork to pander for his windfall.


4 posted on 04/09/2014 5:34:44 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
A++

gold

You arrivisted 5 seconds before my ping!

5 posted on 04/09/2014 5:40:40 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: rarestia
A++

silver

Looks like they want to wrap up some of Reynolds' cash.

6 posted on 04/09/2014 5:42:07 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Without even reading your example, the first things that came to mind were the arrivistes in the White House — Barry & Michelle.


7 posted on 04/09/2014 6:11:04 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
i may despise this guy almost as much as Obams.
8 posted on 04/09/2014 6:18:38 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic
A++

bronze

Sometimes the sentence just writes itself.

9 posted on 04/09/2014 6:23:00 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: xsmommy

It’s a pretty close call.


10 posted on 04/09/2014 6:23:44 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: xsmommy

The sheer arrogance of this bunch is jaw-dropping. I have despised him from Janet Reno days.


11 posted on 04/09/2014 6:44:49 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Ladies and gentleman, may I present the Reverend Arriviste Sharpton!
12 posted on 04/09/2014 6:49:14 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

A+++
Very funny article.


13 posted on 04/09/2014 6:58:53 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I had to first go to Miami to get the paperwork to go to Peru for work ...

Guess it was a clear case of arrivavisa primero arrivatrabajo ...


14 posted on 04/09/2014 6:59:13 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

A++
Arrivederci.


15 posted on 04/09/2014 7:17:43 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

In the South, someone who comes into money and is showy about it is referred to as “new money”. Those who tend to spend lavishly and make sure others know they have it to spend quite often don’t have it for long...


16 posted on 04/09/2014 7:28:27 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

Also known as nouveau riche or N-word rich.

My daughter has an apartment in the city. It’s not pretty, but she’s young. She says it’s amazing how many really big TV boxes and new couches, etc. keep showing up in the welfare apartments behind her. She said it’s tax season. They get a ton of money from taxes even though they never worked.


17 posted on 04/09/2014 8:25:52 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

I would like to see a parady of the videos showing starving children in Africa or South America where they are begging us to send money to save a child but done showing the “poor” in America. Nails dones, weaves, cell phones and usually overweight..... truly “starving”


18 posted on 04/09/2014 8:30:04 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thanks Teach!


19 posted on 04/09/2014 9:26:23 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Fair or unfair, timing is often everything as the arriviste who arrivest most quickly on the scene reaps the rewards, however undeserved ...


20 posted on 04/09/2014 9:38:25 AM PDT by mikrofon (Humpday BUMPty)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

“Nouveau riche” is a common pejorative for such people.


21 posted on 04/09/2014 10:50:50 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: mikrofon

A+++
If life were fair, Barry Soetoro would be delivering pizzas to the White House.


22 posted on 04/09/2014 10:55:55 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

That is because you are sophisticated....MSNBC calls those of us with a southern accent “stupid”.


23 posted on 04/09/2014 11:01:25 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Don’t say “snow” or any cold stuff, pleeease-Spring is here right now-62 and sunny...

Obama’s arriviste minions
Think everything is a perq-
They expect to have them
Without doing any work

They believe they’re elevated
Instantly into high society-
And pretend they never heard
That French word “bourgeoisie”

Or maybe translate it into
Regular English this time-
They can play society trash
But don’t do it on our dime...


24 posted on 04/09/2014 11:03:20 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

A+++
I knew a guy who was making a very modest income, yet he would splurge on his wardrobe like he was Donald Trump. His wife once remarked: “He does that because he thinks who the hell he is.” Just like our Fearless Leader.


25 posted on 04/09/2014 11:16:14 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I’d like to say “arrivederci” to the arriviste in the White House.


26 posted on 04/09/2014 11:23:16 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The arriviste landed in the White House,
dragging his caviar eating spouse,
He brought his change,
with a case of mange...
and he’s become a superior louse.


27 posted on 04/09/2014 11:43:16 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
So he was a sapeur?
28 posted on 04/09/2014 11:56:49 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Thank you!

My first husband and I knew a couple who were both like that-we were all young, with little extra money and small kids, but their respective wardrobes screamed designer labels. The wife even had thunder thighs, and liked flower prints, just like the first fashion disaster.

My husband imitated the way the guy walked for my amusement-chest out, strutting-glue feathers on his head and ass, and you would have had a real peacock-also like the grifter-in-chief...


29 posted on 04/09/2014 12:14:06 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: tioga

I don’t know why, but I wonder where she mooched her caviar before she invaded the WH...


30 posted on 04/09/2014 12:16:25 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

She was campaigning, so the fools that donated to the campaign footed the bill. Now we are.


31 posted on 04/09/2014 12:18:28 PM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

Bet their supporters will make her an inside joke for years after the first grifters move to Hawaii-the first wife of a candidate to ever destroy a campaign budget by eating-hell, I’ll bet she is worse than Chris Christie...


32 posted on 04/09/2014 12:32:42 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: TruthShallSetYouFree

Could a Indonesian raised probable Muslim, pass the requisite security check to take boxes through the gate? ;-)


33 posted on 04/09/2014 2:10:15 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: Texan5

At her quarter mil a year hospital patronage job.


34 posted on 04/09/2014 2:11:50 PM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: hobbes1

I guess at least one person is having a surreal day-must be the DJ at the classic rock station-

“Oh let the sun beat down upon my face, stars to fill my dream
I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been
To sit with elders of the gentle race, this world has seldom seen
They talk of days for which they sit and wait and all will be revealed

Talk and song from tongues of lilting grace, whose sounds caress my ear
But not a word I heard could I relate, the story was quite clear
Oh, oh

Oh, I been flying-mama, there ain’t no denyin’
I’ve been flying, ain’t no denyin’, no denyin’

All I see turns to brown, as the sun burns the ground
And my eyes fill with sand, as I scan this wasted land
Trying to find, trying to find where I’ve been”...


35 posted on 04/09/2014 3:01:28 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: hobbes1

I find it hard to believe anyone would pay someone as lacking in social graces that much at any job-they must have needed to fill their quota of females with law degrees...


36 posted on 04/09/2014 3:03:56 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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I find it hard to believe anyone would pay someone as lacking in social graces that much at any job-they must have needed to fill their quota of females with law degrees...,

They needed to fill their quota of useless-wives-of-newly-elected-black-Illinois-politicians ....

37 posted on 04/09/2014 3:21:53 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

With nothing to offer but a bad attitude and a rude demeanor...


38 posted on 04/09/2014 3:29:03 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: hobbes1

It was 300 gr. None of it deserved and the position was not filled when she left.


39 posted on 04/10/2014 6:16:49 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Texan5

My youngest plays that on violin. Every head in the studio starts to bob in time, and you can hear other rooms pick up on the vibe and play along.


40 posted on 04/10/2014 6:18:17 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Been hanging around with Dave? Pedant ;-)


41 posted on 04/10/2014 6:19:09 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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To: hobbes1

So 50 grand is a detail? ;)


42 posted on 04/10/2014 6:30:18 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

Yep, when it’s not mine, and in the context of their voracious looting...certainly ;-)


43 posted on 04/10/2014 7:00:36 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "St.Sarah, the1Tru Conservative that REFUSES to unite us and Save America"yo)
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