Definitions

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  • proper noun US A fictional remote, backwards inhabited place.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Regan would volunteer to play the role of enforcer, but he knew, as they all did, that politicians would risk whatever vengeance he threatened them with if it meant the difference between remaining in office or returning to East Jesus, where they would endure all the inconveniences of public life—Rotary Club invitations, civic association requests, commencement addresses to graduating eighth-graders—without any of the privileges.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Regan would volunteer to play the role of enforcer, but he knew, as they all did, that politicians would risk whatever vengeance he threatened them with if it meant the difference between remaining in office or returning to East Jesus, where they would endure all the inconveniences of public life—Rotary Club invitations, civic association requests, commencement addresses to graduating eighth-graders—without any of the privileges.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Regan would volunteer to play the role of enforcer, but he knew, as they all did, that politicians would risk whatever vengeance he threatened them with if it meant the difference between remaining in office or returning to East Jesus, where they would endure all the inconveniences of public life—Rotary Club invitations, civic association requests, commencement addresses to graduating eighth-graders—without any of the privileges.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Regan would volunteer to play the role of enforcer, but he knew, as they all did, that politicians would risk whatever vengeance he threatened them with if it meant the difference between remaining in office or returning to East Jesus, where they would endure all the inconveniences of public life—Rotary Club invitations, civic association requests, commencement addresses to graduating eighth-graders—without any of the privileges.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Regan would volunteer to play the role of enforcer, but he knew, as they all did, that politicians would risk whatever vengeance he threatened them with if it meant the difference between remaining in office or returning to East Jesus, where they would endure all the inconveniences of public life—Rotary Club invitations, civic association requests, commencement addresses to graduating eighth-graders—without any of the privileges.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Regan would volunteer to play the role of enforcer, but he knew, as they all did, that politicians would risk whatever vengeance he threatened them with if it meant the difference between remaining in office or returning to East Jesus, where they would endure all the inconveniences of public life—Rotary Club invitations, civic association requests, commencement addresses to graduating eighth-graders—without any of the privileges.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Sam and Dean could spend many, many eps hurtling across America looking for it, and the set dressers could have a field day trying to recreate motels in such places as East Jesus, Iowa; Pokipsee, New York; and Intercourse, Pennsylvania.

    Me and My Two Minds - Pink Raygun.com

  • Then I drove up to East Jesus, to visit with the family that harbors my nephew.

    Catching up on a Tuesday - Check

  • Then I drove up to East Jesus, to visit with the family that harbors my nephew.

    Catching up on a Tuesday - Check

  • I had visions of having to spend the night by the side of the road in the middle of nowhere, and perhaps even spending the entire weekend in East Jesus, Arizona, waiting for the tire shop where the car had been dropped off to reopen.

    Planet Atheism

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  • I believe Brendan Behan coined this.

    See https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/East_Jesus

    January 14, 2017

  • What better a haven could please us

    When orage and outrage besiege us

    Than a place that's pacific,

    Albeit quite mythic,

    The safe and unchanging East Jesus.

    January 15, 2017