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Word It For October

According to the online Webster dictionary, the following words are related to October’s Word It:

Babbitt, Babbittish, Cockney, Everyman, John Smith, Middle American, Philistine, accordant, anal, anal character, arriviste, average, average man, big-city man, boor, bounder, burgess, burgher, cad, campy, capitalist, churl, city dweller, city man, city slicker, clown, common man, commoner, compulsive, compulsive character, concordant, conformer, conformist, conventional, conventionalist, corresponding, epicier, exurbanite, formalist, formalistic, free-enterprise, garden, garden-variety, general, greedy, groundling, guttersnipe, harmonious, high-camp, homely, homespun, hooligan, ill-bred fellow, in accord, in keeping, in line, in step, individualistic, kitschy, kosher, little fellow, little man, looby, lout, low fellow, low-camp, materialistic, methodologist, middle-class type, model child, money-hungry, mucker, no great shakes, nonsocialistic, normal, nouveau riche, oppidan, organization man, orthodox, parrot, parvenu, peasant, pedant, pedantic, perfectionist, philistine, plastic, plastic person, pleb, plebeian, pop, popular, precisian, precisianist, precisianistic, private-enterprise, proletarian, propertied, public, regular, ribald, roturier, rough, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, run-of-mine, run-of-the-mill, sheep, square, straight, stuffy, suburban, suburbanite, teenybopper, townee, towner, townfolk, townfolks, townsman, townspeople, townswoman, traditionalist, trimmer, unexceptional, unnoteworthy, unremarkable, unspectacular, upstart, uptight, urbanite, usual, vernacular, villager, villageress, vulgarian, vulgarist, working-class, yes-man, yokel.

It also provides the following definitions:
(1) a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise; (2) a member of the middle class; (3) (according to Marxist thought) being of the property-owning class and exploitive of the working; (4) conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class; “a bourgeois mentality”; (5) belonging to the middle class.

Bourgeois is the Word It for October.

With that said, please read the specifications for submittal, and go create based on bourgeois.
Word-its will be updated on a weekly basis.

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PUBLISHED ON Sep.28.2004 BY bryony
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Comments
frank’s comment is:

Oh boy, this one is going to be goOd.

On Sep.28.2004 at 11:08 PM
Unnikrishna Menon Damodaran’s comment is:

Hi Bryony

Bourgeois !!!!

Great!

I like that word even though i am a leftist. Not the marxist fom Kerala!

There is an interesting chat going on here

www.murmurs.com/talk/archive/index.php/t-67309.html

On Sep.29.2004 at 02:05 AM
Ben Wexlar’s comment is:

Oh boy, this one is going to be goOd

I'm going to hold you to this, frank.

On Sep.29.2004 at 11:55 AM