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  • Anyone who pointed out that he lacked relevant experience, never having managed in England or at international level, was labelled a luddite Little Englander.

    House of Dumb

  • Did I really just get called a luddite by a guy who wants to roll economic policy back to the child labor days?

    Buffalo Pundit

  • Before you accuse me of being a "luddite," let me tell you IĀ get it.

    An Open Letter to @Ev and @Biz

  • But aside from the public relations issues that come with being branded a "luddite," there are real dollars and cents issues at play, as well.

    Matt Lewis: Let (WaPo) Reporters Really Tweet!

  • With my husband's dismissal of the idea as "luddite", I decided to go to my in-laws weekly family lunch instead.

    Kirsten Dirksen: Barter Markets: Can Trading Beef for a Backpack Keep Consumption in Check?

  • Abbott, a "luddite" for appearing to have nothing to do with his party's technology policies, on a day in which the Canberra press gallery also criticised the Opposition Leader on the issue.

    ARN Daily

  • Characterising a movement that has a massive web presence including multiple Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Youtube accounts as "luddite" does very little for your credibility as "someone who understands what words actually mean".

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • In popular parlance, a "luddite" is a person who despises or fears things that are designated technology.

    amor mundi

  • This doesn't drastically change the Sony PRS v. Kindle dynamic, it could help Sony's readers appeal to a certain special kind of luddite: the one who is somehow fine with eBooks, but for whom contemporary fiction and fancy "Whispernet" technologies, "nice screens" and

    Gizmodo

  • 'luddite' move - rather, it's looking forward, rather than being chained to the problems of possessing that 'thing in the corner'.

    Silversprite

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  • Then there's Culluluddite, for those who fiercely believe cellulite diminishes attractiveness.

    March 5, 2009

  • @ AbraxasZugzwang:
    The word is celluddite, of course.

    April 25, 2008

  • -Any of a group of British workers who between 1811 and 1816 rioted and destroyed laborsaving textile machinery in the belief that such machinery would diminish employment.

    -One who opposes technical or technological change.

    September 17, 2007

  • is there a word that means "anti cell phone"?

    January 26, 2007