Skip to comments.Word For The Day, Thursday, Rocktober 17, 2013 ľ dissilient
Posted on 10/17/2013 4:48:38 AM PDT by secret garden
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
dissilient \dih-SIL-ee-uhnt\ , adjective
bursting apart; bursting open
I imagined the dissilient pod of rumours a creative bureau chief up for promotion might hatch. Stories, once sprung, would snowball out of control, growing more damaging with each repetition.
-- Susan Daitch, L.C., 2002
The court was dissilient, generationally fractured, manned (as it were) by an increasingly impatient and acquisitive nobility.
-- Eric Scott Mallin, Inscribing the Time, 1995
Dissilent comes from the Latin word dissilīre meaning "to leap apart."
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....
Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate
WFB's attempt to emulate us ; ) No pushing at the door please!
Rise and shine!
After the past 2 weeks, is the Republican Party dissilent?
The US budget is dissilient. It needs to be dissed into silence.
Dis silly i’n’t
Some will not go quietly, while others die silent.
How was your evening?
You can’t expect me to remember the spelling of obscure words and still be FIRST in, can you?
I saw it more as a play on words. ;)
Oh, I’m not that clever. I shouldn’t be on the same playground with all the punsters here.
There is so much to be said for that. A good band that plays together for a while can be such a wonderful thing. Our bosses had us read some book to try to make us all less lame, and in it they talked about the 10,000 Hour Rule and how you more or less usually have to put in about that much time to be good at something. They gave a lot of examples, but the one that stood out to me was all the time the Beatles put in playing in brothels in Germany. Playing 8 hours a day, for six or sometimes seven days a week, month after month went a long way to both make them great musicians but also to gel together as a band.
So I guess what we learned is Yoko is -10,000 Hours
I’m on tenterhooks this AM. I’m waiting for the representative of a local title complany to bring me papers to sign and to pick up my power of atterney and trust agreement so that I can sell my mother’s house in CA. he has to drive all the way across town to get to my house. Better than me going to her.
For those who are not familiar with Milwaukee, the town fathers (in their dubious wisdom 40 years ago) prevented freeways from being built that would connect the east suburbs (of Milwaukee) to the west suburbs. Everybody has to go THROUGH Milwaukee to get from northeast to far west. The dimwits thought that would help business in Milwaukee. It hasn’t, but it causes all kinds of traffic problems which is why I don’t want to drive all the way to Brookfield this AM. She can come to me.
I’m just hoping this sale goes through as planned.
Tell that to my first girlfriend. ;-)
Andy York(guitar), Dane Clark(percussion), Troye Kinnett(keyboards incl.accordian, harmonica), and John E.Gee(upright bass) made up the band and they were absolutely solid. They been playing with John for 8-17 years and it showed. People complained about the Milli Vanilli thing, but no one ruined music more than Yoko.
Good luck getting it all resolved. It was a nightmare dealing with my dad’s house and the STUPID reverse mortgage he signed. I don’t wish that on anybody.
But Fred Thompson says that reverse mortgages are so easy and are almost a GIFT from Ronald Reagan...sarc/off
Reminds me of my dear, sweet grandmother who used to say, “It must be good. It’s highly advertised.” (everybody would laugh at her behind her back)
Wait a minute. Are you implying that disinterested third parties cannot plan your life or predict the future?
AOR ruined more music.
Airplay Oriented Rock, destroyed more bands than Don King did fighters.
The Beatles were always fluff, before Yoko got her claws into Lennon.
AND NOW FOR THE REST OF THE STORY:
They laughed, sure - but the laughter stopped after grandma fell in the dark, injuring herself at her home. But she kept her head, clapped twice, turning on the lights, enabling her to locate her Medic Alert, which she used to tell the authorities that she had fallen, and couldn't get up. They arrived at the scene, treated her, and everyone lived happily ever after.
Did she trip on her Chia Pet?
I thought AOR was Album Oriented Rock. Meant to sell albmus versus the teeny boppers buying 45s.
Gladwell was full of $h!t..
When confronted with sports(think Basketball players turned TE’s) he retreated to COGNITIVE pursuits, using...NEUROSURGEONS as his example, saying in cognitive pursuits there are no ‘naturals’
Thats a straw man.
Think about the fields of computer science...cognitive, lots of naturals.
And FWIW...no one performs Neurosurgery for 10,000 hours before cutting someone open.
Our people, once proud and resilient
Are dissolute, discordant, dissilient
The left tore apart
Our soul and our heart
And they laugh in our faces, ebullient
That was it’s progenitor. But in the 80s when normally good bands started including pop pieces (think of ...for instance, the devolution from High and Dry, to Pyromania) it became a term of derision for selling out..
Like The Black Album
And that is my excuse for still being lame at my job
Well done. A+ for you and sums up my mood today.
I apologize, i thought you might get irked at that.
I wanna hold you haaaaand...;-)
However, you have 3 bands coming out of the early 60’s.
The Beatles, the Stones, and The Who? ....just sayin.
Paperback Writer, I like. But...
That’s okay, friends can disagree. ;)
How could claim there are no naturals at any Cognitive pursuit.
Thompson didn’t practice writing, it came to him naturally. And he wrote some of his best stuff early on, including his correspondence while in the Army. Read “The Proud Highway”....
And as I pointed out the Computer Science field is full of people who just get it.
I agree with ya there Hobbes. And as a side note, The Who is my most fave band.
Man, Entwistle on Real Me...may be one of the greatest Bass efforts ever recorded.
After a couple beers, that always a must listen.
Four dudes, all solo-ing together
Yeah. One of the best song ever.
How are you with Tommy, The Movie...?
I cannot believe I ear wormed myself!!!!!!!
I think of it as Ann Margaret, The Movie, but I know what you mean. It’s odd, but fun enough. Hell, you a band a camera in the late 60s/early 70s you’re going to get freaky stuff and people determined to outdo each other. At least the music works for me. You?
The “conventional wisdom” is that dissidents Cruz & Lee have caused dissilience in the Republican Party, otherwise things would have been JUST fine
Sounds kinda gay. ;-)
Obama and his minions bought
Just a few more harried weeks-
But now he looks juvenile
Every time he even speaks
All the dissilient promises
Of Obamacare are on display
Thanks to the good old internet-
And now no one wants to play
It is shown to be a disaster-
And the only thing that’s “free”
Is the chance for criminals
To steal anyone’s identity...
In early childhood, we call that parallel play.
Icky A+ for you. I made a batch of pumpkin mini muffins for our luncheon yesterday.