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noun: A place considered to be full of wickedness and sin.
After the biblical city of Sodom. In the biblical account, Sodom and Gomorrah were sinful places, so Yahweh rained fire and brimstone (sulfur) upon them. Earliest documented use: 1550.
“No amount of iPod emporia can save Regent Street from what it has become: a Sodom of the crassest commercialism.”
Stephen Bayley; “Once a Masterpiece, Now a Sodom of Commercialism”; The Independent on Sunday (London, UK); Jun 26, 2005.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence. -Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher and writer (27 Sep 1821-1881)