Friday, September 07, 2007

For Anna

SINECURE

sinecure |ˈsīnəˌkyoŏr; ˈsi-| noun a position requiring little or no work but giving the holder status or financial benefit. DERIVATIVES sinecurism |ˈsīnəkyoŏrizəm; si-| noun sinecurist |ˈsīnəˌkyoŏrist; si-| noun ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from Latin sine cura 'without care.'

Thesaurus
sinecure noun mowing the Ortons' lawn is a sinecure easy job, cushy job, soft option; informal picnic, cinch, easy money, free ride, gravy train.

Oxford American Dictionary

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Anonymous anna quipped...

In my next life I fully intend to ride that gravy train. Which will require that I not come back as a woman. Or of any color. Unless, of course, the revolution is won before it's time for me to reincarnate.

In the meantime I'll just learn about being a sinecurist by hanging around them and watching.

Friday, September 07, 2007 7:47:00 PM  
Blogger RV3 quipped...

Sentence:
Ryan Seacrest enjoys the sinecure work he does in radio and television.

Friday, September 14, 2007 8:41:00 PM  

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