from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Poland on the Vistula River west-southwest of Warsaw. Known since the tenth century, it passed to Prussia in 1793 and to Russia in 1815. It reverted to Poland after World War I. Population: 127,000.


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  • One teenage freshman at St. John's called Plock "way too cool to be a priest" while another said to the Daily News, "Father Charlie?


  • It comes as no surprise to Maciek Bator, a 29-year-old political science graduate from Plock, about 70 miles north-west of the capital, Warsaw, who has been living in Belfast since December 2004.

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  • Piotr Augustyniak/Reuters A man stood next to a submerged car following heavy rainfall in the city of Plock, Poland, on Wednesday.

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  • She will encourage many of the House and Senate members that she campaigned for to do a Lieberman and get on her Plock-wagon.


  • If all goes as planned, within six months of the midterms, the following will happen: Palin will do a Perot, declare that she's "goin 'rogue" and rally her followers to join her newly-formed Plock Party.


  • Actively and vocally support Palin's "voice", build a strong attachment between Palin and her flock (Palin + flock = "Plock") through media appearances.


  • The Dems will have to choose between moving farther to the left ( "D-Plock") or moving closer to the center, but tone their voice towards the individual proletariat and attempt to paint R-Prime as the business/bourgeois party.


  • The Plock base will erode; they may remain a viable party in the years to come, but hopefully never enjoy a balance-of-power position in Congress.


  • Allow nature to take its course, reluctantly encouraging those members of Congress that prefer the Plock to consult their faith and make the best decision for their, and their electorate's future.


  • Facing the prospect of waiting yet another four years, Palin will succumb to Rupert Murdoch's offer of $5m/year to host her own show on Fox, and remove herself from active Plock leadership.



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