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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A piece of banal religious art, devotional object, ornament, etc.
From French bondieuserie (religious knick-knack), from bon (good) + dieu (god). Earliest documented use: 1941.
“Extant churches were ‘cleansed’, stripped of altars, stained glass, paintings, and dubious bondieuserie.”
Jonathan Meades; Vatican II and Architecture’s Wild Men; The Spectator (London, UK); Apr 15, 2017.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The perfection of a clock is not to go fast, but to be accurate. -Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, moralist and essayist (6 Aug 1715-1747)