Flying Spaghetti Monster

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Depiction of Flying Spaghetti Monster giving the 8 "I'd Really Rather You Didn'ts" to Captain Mosey
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Flying Spaghetti Monster

  1. (humorous) A deity consisting of spaghetti and meatballs said to be creator of the universe.
    • 2005 January, Bobby Henderson, “Open Letter To Kansas School Board”[1]: 
      I and many others around the world are of the strong belief that the universe was created by a Flying Spaghetti Monster.
    • 2005 August 29, Boxer, Sarah, “But Is There Intelligent Spaghetti Out There?”, New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331, retrieved on 2011-10-28:
      Is the super-intelligent, super-popular god known as the Flying Spaghetti Monster any match for the prophets of intelligent design?
    • 2006 May 24, Jack Huberman, “#75: Kansas State Board of Education”, in 101 People Who Are Really Screwing America, Nation Books, LCC P95.82.U6 H83 2006, ISBN 978-1560258759, LCCN 2007271768, page 76:
      And now, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) is demanding equal teaching time for its theory that the world was created by an FSM.
    • 2006 September 18, Richard Dawkins, “The God Hypothesis”, in The God Delusion, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, LCC BL2775.3.D39 2006, ISBN 978-0618680009, LCCN 2006015506, page 76:
      A popular deity on the Internet at present — and as undisprovable as Yahweh or any other — is the Flying Spaghetti Monster, who, many claim, has touched them with his noodly appendage.
    • 2008 April 29, Neil Gaiman; Reeves, Michael, InterWorld, edition 1st, New York: HarperCollins, LCC PZ7.G1273 Int 2007, ISBN 978-0061238987, LCCN 2007008617, page 73:
      Call it what you want — God, Buddha, the Flying Spaghetti Monster, Prime Mover Unmoved. The totality of everything. I don't care.
    • 2009 October, Scott Berkun, “How to work a tough room”, in Confessions of a Public Speaker, edition 1st, Sebastapol: O'Reilly, LCC PN4129.15.B47 2010, ISBN 978-0596801991, LCCN 2010291451, page 51:
      All rooms, no matter how tough, have someone who hates you the least. Even if you're a Flying Spaghetti Monster disciple speaking at the Vatican, someone in that room will hate you less than everyone else.

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