Sunday, March 12, 2006

Word of the Day for Sunday March 12, 2006

parvenu \PAR-vuh-noo; -nyoo\, noun:
1. One that has recently or suddenly risen to a higher social or economic class but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class; an upstart.

The role of "Oscar Night Parvenu" was played by Jessica Alba as the star of such critical flops as Honey and Into the Blue presented the award for best sound mixing.


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