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.
bye, god blast u.
How the Steel Was Tempered
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).»