49921Re: Shocked WC Republican Moms
- Mar 31, 2012This is why I like etymology: its literal meaning is 'in front of the temple' and as such covers and makes sense of all those meaning.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "elfuncle" <elfuncle@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Frank Thomas Smith"
> <fts.trasla@> wrote:
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "elfuncle" elfuncle@
> > >
> > > Thou art trading profane insults with the cheruby sugar children,
> > Profane? What century do you live in?
> Dictionary.com is pretty much up to date, and it says:
> 1. characterized by irreverence or contempt for God or sacred principles
> or things; irreligious.
> 2. not devoted to holy or religious purposes; unconsecrated; secular (
> opposed to sacred).
> 3. unholy; heathen; pagan: profane rites.
> 4. not initiated into religious rites or mysteries, as persons.
> 5. common or vulgar.
> That's why I call them Sugar Cherubs, because that's devoted to holy or
> religious purposes and sacred (see definition 2).
> It's not enough to walk the walk, Frank, which I'm sure you do; you also
> have to talk the talk, or rather type the type on the keyboard. Every
> time you type something, you should ask yourself: Now which of these
> keys would Jesus have pushed?
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