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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
simon-pure (SY-muhn PYOOR) adjective
1. Genuinely pure; also used to describe an amateur as opposed to a professional.
[From the phrase the real Simon Pure, after a character named Simon Pure who was impersonated by another in the play A Bold Stroke for a Wife, by Susannah Centlivre (1669-1723).]
"We get some perverse joy in pulling all but the most simon-pure heroes
back into the muck with us."
"Those of us who live Simon-pure lives don't like to admit it, but most
of us turn out pretty well only because we were born with the advantage
of a normal home life and a reasonably happy childhood."
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. -Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (1879-1955)