Mammon triumphs over the everyman, flaunts codpiece

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So this is what you get when you search for ‘Mammon’ in Getty Images.

I was looking for a pic to accompany the post on love of money, but I think this one deserves a post all of its own.  Mammon is a biblical reference to the personification of material greed,  ie. “Ye cannot serve God and mammon”, but the pic made me strangely nostalgic for Season 3 of Blackadder:


I said ‘flaunts codpiece’, but I spoke in ignorance. Turns out this is what Mammon flaunting a codpiece looks like. Sincerest apologies.

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