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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
[From French bouleversement (upheaval), from bouleverser (to overturn), from boule (ball) + verser (to turn).]
"The merger of the Chapters and Indigo bookstore chains began as a hostile
takeover, a David-and-Goliath bouleversement in which small, scrappy
Indigo toppled huge, swollen Chapters with a well-aimed shot."
"The timing of this week's bouleversement in Brussels was rotten. It is less than a month since Prime Minister Tony Blair decided to break cover, stand up in the House of Commons, launch his 'national changeover plan,' and make it plain to anyone who had ever doubted it that he really did intend to lead Britain into the promised land of the euro, the single European currency." Moses Blair And His Promised Euroland; The Economist (London, UK); Mar 20, 1999.
There are no persons capable of stooping so low as those who desire to rise in the world. -Marguerite Guardiner, writer (1789-1849)