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Oct 24, 2008 01:15 PM
by Erica Letzerich

I liked the expression hohaa I recently learned. The word  "poobaaah" sounds funny but its not. Was looking in a dictionary and found some odd words: jamboree, pizzazz. Anyway living and learning.



From: MKR <>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 10:22:05 PM
Subject: Re: Theos-World TS - Political Situation in India

Many who are not upto speed with vocabulary, especially those whose first
language is not English,  needs to look up the meaning of
words "muckety-muck" &  "poobaaah".  I did and learnt two words today.


On 10/24/08, MarieMAJ41@aol. com <MarieMAJ41@aol. com> wrote:
>   Believe me, with John Algeo at the helm of that idea, it?would
> definitely come to pass. He is great at breaking away and starting his own
> clubs. Just as long as he is the big muckety-muck, the great poobaaah, the
> one wearing the biggest stuff, etc.
> M.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Drpsionic@aol. com <Drpsionic%40aol. com>
> To: theos-talk@yahoogro <theos-talk% 40yahoogroups. com>
> Sent: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 8:11 pm
> Subject: Re: Theos-World TS - Political Situation in India
> Then they would have to move the International HQ to the US, or all the
> western sections would break off and start their own, new TS.
> Chuck the Heretic
> In a message dated 10/19/2008 7:04:04 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
> mkr777@gmail. com <mkr777%40gmail. com> writes:
> Very few outside India know how deeply many theosophists were involved in
> the Indian Independence movement and of course everyone knows Annie
> Besant's
> political activities for which she was elected the President of Indian
> National Congress. While we may not see it, even today TS enjoys support
> from a lot of politicians past and present.
> Years ago, Indian Govt passed a law requiring all Indian corporations to
> have 51% local control. IBM's Indian subsidiary was 100% owned by IBM USA
> and Indian Govt did not budge and IBM chose to close down the business in
> India. If the GC goes on meddling with the Rules and a handful of members
> try to seize control of TS, we should not be surprised at a legal
> challenge.
> Furthermore, considering the importance of Adyar, and TS as a tax-exempt
> religious charitable organization, it would not surprise me if the Govt
> passes a law imposing majority Indian control of all tax exempt charitable
> organizations, which would include TS. This would be a permanent slam dunk
> to end all machinations.
> mkr
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