PRONUNCIATION: (SY-ni-kyoor, SIN-i-)

MEANING: noun: A position in which one is paid for little or no work.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin beneficium sine cura (a church position not involving caring for the souls of the parishioners), from sine (without) + cura (care). Earliest documented use: 1662.


A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: War is merely the continuation of policy by other means. -Carl von Clausewitz, general and military theorist (1 Jun 1780-1831

SEINECURÉ - the priest in Notre Dame cathedral

SHINECURE - fighting depression with high-gloss shoes