Wordy Blog Archive 2015-01

Word Frequency in Titus Andronicus

Julie Taymor's Titus

The Masque of the Red Death

the Barbarism of Specialization (philosophy) (by Jose Ortega Y Gasset)

Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence

hi, i heard you failed in English?

WHO telled you? it is unpossible. I sawed the result yesterday, i passed away.

ok bye!

bye, god blast u.

How the Steel Was Tempered

how the steel was tempered
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Nikolai Alexeevich Ostrovsky (Russian: Николай Алексеевич Островский; 1904 to 1936) was a Soviet socialist realist writer. He is best known for his renowned novel 〈How the Steel Was Tempered〉 on the Russian Civil War, when he is paralyzed and blind.

from [ Nikolai Ostrovsky ] [ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolai_Ostrovsky ]

[On Writing — A Memoir of the Craft By Stephen King. Buy at amazon ]

[On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction By William Zinsser. Buy at amazon ]

garments, rent, timidity, incensed, assuage, imploring, impious, parricide, affinity, resentment. Words in: Art: The Rape of the Sabine Women

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English Accent: Why Kevin Spacey's accent in House of Cards sounds off 📺

[Why Is Academic Writing So Academic? By Joshua Rothman. At http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/why-is-academic-writing-so-academic , accessed on 2015-01-28 ]

English Phonetics: IPA vs American Heritage Dictionary vs Merriam-Webster

Poem: The Bell Tolls for Thee; 鐘為汝鳴

The Carnal Prayer Mat 《肉蒲团》 〈The Carnal Prayer Mat〉

etymology of “imbecile”

[etymology of imbecile https://www.etymonline.com/word/imbecile] «1540s, imbecille “weak, feeble” (especially in reference to the body), from Middle French imbecile (15c.), from Latin imbecillus “weak, feeble” (see imbecility). Sense shifted to mental weakness from mid-18c. As a noun, “feeble-minded person,” it is attested from 1802. Traditionally an adult with a mental age of roughly 6 to 9 (above an idiot but beneath a moron).»