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2011-04-06 06:15:00

LONDON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Seven Deadly Sins" Commit Them All. In One Night. If you made it to last year's party in Prague ( http://calvinayre.com/seven-deadly-sins-party/) you should be just about recovering from your Absinthe hangover and be thinking about getting yourself to Dublin for round two during the iGaming Super Show in Dublin. This year is a bit different - there will be no guest list, no tickets, and no way in other than registering for the iGaming...

2009-03-26 15:22:02

Geographers have mapped the sinfulness of the United States, attempting to come up with numbers for each of the seven deadly sins. Thomas Vought and colleagues at Kansas State University devised indexes for sloth, gluttony, lust, greed, wrath, envy and pride, The Las Vegas Sun reported. Sloth was based on spending per capita on arts and entertainment compared to the employment rate, gluttony on fast-food outlets per capita, lust on rates of sexually transmitted disease, greed on average...

2005-06-17 23:44:11

A new ESRC report, published to launch Social Science Week 2005, uses the seven deadly sins "“ pride, anger, lust, avarice, gluttony, envy and sloth "“ as a way of looking at some pressing issues of modern life: religious conflict, rage in kids and adults, sexual behaviour, corporate greed, binge drinking, rising personal debt and political apathy. Exploring these issues afresh "“ and often questioning conventional wisdom "“ demands a look at the evidence, drawing on...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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