IMF calls for dollar alternative

Re: IMF calls for dollar alternative

Postby exploited » Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:02 pm

A platitude is a trite, meaningless, or prosaic statement, generally directed at quelling social, emotional, or cognitive unease.
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Re: IMF calls for dollar alternative

Postby Saz » Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:14 am

exploited wrote:
A platitude is a trite, meaningless, or prosaic statement, generally directed at quelling social, emotional, or cognitive unease.


Yup. Notice the keyword OR. It can be trite, but meaningful. It can be prosaic and meaningful. It can be meaningless. But it is not by definition, meaningless.

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Re: IMF calls for dollar alternative

Postby exploited » Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:54 am

You're welcome.
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Re: IMF calls for dollar alternative

Postby spacemonkey » Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:56 am

exploited wrote:
A platitude is a trite, meaningless, or prosaic statement, generally directed at quelling social, emotional, or cognitive unease.

That sounds like most political speeches, especially things like the state of the union speech.
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