Monday, 7 December 2015

Ludicrous Attempts of Clumsy Playfulness and Tawdry Eloquence

Ludicrous attempts of clumsy playfulness and tawdry eloquence #literaryExpression

Prayed #OtherWordsforSaid

Cerulean: sky blue  #ExquisiteAdjectives

Grove giveth and Gates taketh away. ~ Bob Metcalfe (inventor of Ethernet) #quote on the trend of hardware speedups not being able to keep up with software demands

By a curious irony of fate #literaryExpression

Your most sensitive finger is your index finger (closest to your thumb) #factoid

I'm objective; I object to everything #bumperstickers
Far cry from, a #ENGexpressions

ACKNOWLEDGE, v. To confess. Acknowledgement of one another's faults is the highest duty imposed by our love of truth. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

You know the words “lock” and “tendril,” but did you know the similar feat? Aside from being an act requiring great strength, it describes a dangling curl of hair. #littleUsedENGwords

Dog-days #ENGexpressions

It Takes Two To Tango: A two person conflict where both people are at fault. #ENGidiom

Replied #OtherWordsforSaid

Make a mountain out of a molehill #ENGexpressions

Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal. ~ Leo Tolstoy #quote

The total weight of skin in an average adult human is 6 lb. #factoid(2. #factoid7 kg). #factoid

Loquacious: talkative #ExquisiteAdjectives

DECIDE, v.i. To succumb to the preponderance of one set of influences over another set. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote
OUTDO, v.t. To make an enemy. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Don't play stupid with me. I'm better at it #bumperstickers

Zero Tolerance: No crime or law breaking big or small will be overlooked. #ENGidiom

There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We are always ripe and ready to be taken. ~ Charles Bukowski #quote

She regarded him stonily out of flint-blue eyes #literaryExpression

Rough-and-tumble #ENGexpressions

A man of matchless modesty and refinement #literaryExpression

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King, Jr. #quotes

They became increasingly turbid and phantasmagorical [phantasmagorical =  fantastic imagery] #literaryExpression

Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. ~ John Petit-Senn #quote

Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future. ~ Niels Bohr #quote

Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal. - Lionel Trilling #quotes

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest. ~ Christian Dior #quotes

Voice your Feelings #MeerkatMotto

Willy-nilly #ENGexpressions

Lots:      Numerous, heaps, many, scores, innumerable #alternativesToOverusedWords

Blow a raspberry #ENGexpressions

Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey #ENGexpressions

Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, the #ENGexpressions

He treads the primrose path of dalliance #literaryExpression

The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it’s the opposition. ~ Nick Seitz #quote

His brow was in his hand #literaryExpression

The average lifespan of a squirrel is 9 years #factoids

Take to the cleaners #ENGexpressions

His face showed a pleased bewilderment #literaryExpression

One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Devil to pay, the #ENGexpressions

Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour. ~ Gioacchino Rossini #quote

You will step on the soil of many countries. #fortunecookiesayings

Basically, I no longer work for anything but the sensation I have while working. ~ Albert Giacometti (sculptor) #quote

The delicatest reproof of imagined distrust #literaryExpression

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. - Leo Tolstoy #quotes

Beard the lion in his own den #ENGexpressions

A twinge of embarrassment #literaryExpression

Dead duck #ENGexpressions

Gravity always gets me down #bumperstickers

Guy:  man, person, fellow, boy #alternativesToOverusedWords

If you don't clean your plate, you won't get any dessert. #Momism