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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
juggernaut (JUG-uhr-not) noun
1. Anything requiring blind sacrifice.
2. A massive relentless force, person, institution, etc. that crushes everything in its path.
[From Hindi jagannath (a title of Krishna, a Hindu god), from Sanskrit jagannath, from jagat (world) + nath (lord). A procession of Lord Jagannath takes place each year at Puri (India). Devotees pull a huge cart carrying the deity. Some have been accidentally crushed under the wheels (or are said to have thrown themselves under them).]
"Sergio Cragnotti, the Lazio chairman, had spent some £200 million to
assemble the juggernaut squad that won the title in the 1999-2000
"While Apple Computer has finally made its long-anticipated move to license
Macintosh technology to computer manufacturers, this is only the beginning
of its strategy to challenge the Microsoft juggernaut."
In order for something to become clean, something else must become dirty. -Imbesi's Law of Conservation of Filth
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