18 January 2010

So much for solidarity!

Posted in oddities tagged at 8:56 pm by Tricia

caption from BBC

Someone ought to send these folks a dictionary (or at least a dictionary entry):

sol⋅i⋅dar⋅i⋅ty

–noun, plural -ties.

1. union or fellowship arising from common responsibilities and interests, as between members of a group or between classes, peoples, etc.: to promote solidarity among union members.
2. community of feelings, purposes, etc.
3. community of responsibilities and interests.
Origin:
1840–50; < F solidarité, equiv. to solidaire solidary + -ité -ity

Synonyms: 1. unity, cooperation, community. 2. unanimity.

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