2017年3月2日 星期四

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Epidemics and pandemics can cause large-scale levelling. Total revolution, of the Russian or Chinese sort, also fits the bill



Evelyn Waugh critiques modernism.
Evelyn Waugh on the Modernists: “Great Rot”
Sadie Stein revisits some of Waugh’s truculent TV interviews
THEPARISREVIEW.ORG|由 SADIE STEIN 上傳

China’s About-Face in Climate Talks A2


Beijing’s epiphany that environmental degradation could challenge the party’s rule has transformed China from truculent spoiler in Copenhagen six years ago to cheerleader for action in Paris.



The tradition of wacky hairdos continues.
World Cup Soccer Stars' Crazy Haircuts

From mohawks to dreadlocks, these World Cup players have quite the array of styles
TIME.COM

Diamond Jubilee Britain seems to be a hybrid. As in 1977, an unhappy nation fancies being cheered up, and the monarchy fits the bill. As in 2002, a truculent nation demands a monarchy on its own, emotional terms. Is that sustainable? Perhaps not, but it promises to be a fine party.

 

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In the Tastes of Young Men, Humor Is Most Prized, a Survey Finds

By BILL CARTER


Research commissioned by Comedy Central shows that comedy has become more essential than "personal style" to how young men view themselves and others.


Internet Memes 101: A Guide to Online Wackiness
By DAVID POGUE


Can't keep up with the cocktail party chatter? Here's David Pogue's essential list of Internet Memes You Should Know.

Now THAT'S a beehive: Lady Gaga gets Taiwan in a buzz with her latest wacky ...
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter But in Lady Gaga's case, her latest hairstyle looked like an actual beehive as she jetted into Taiwan yesterday. There was no missing the flamboyant singer as she arrived in Taipei International Airport via private jet last night ...
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36 Hours in Brussels

By ELAINE GLUSAC
For the seat of the European Union, Brussels is a lively capital that exhibits a witty, even wacky sense of humor.

 fit the bill
enough for the expectation

truculent[truc・u・lent]

  • 発音記号[trʌ'kjulənt]adjective
  1. eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.
    "the truculent attitude of farmers to cheaper imports"
[形]
1 残酷[どう猛, 野蛮]な, 激しい;〈人・言動などが〉けんか腰の, 好戦的な, 反抗的な.
2 〈言葉・表現・論評などが〉痛烈[辛らつ]な, 仮借のない.
[ラテン語truculentus (trux野蛮な)]
truc・u・lent・ly
[副]
wacky
also whack·y (hwăk'ē, wăk'ē)
adj. Slang, -i·er, also -i·er, -i·est, also -i·est.
  1. Eccentric or irrational: a wacky person.
  2. Crazy; silly: a wacky outfit.
[Variant of whacky, probably from the phrase out of whack. See whack.]
wackily wack'i·ly adv.
wackiness wack'i·ness n.

humor[hu・mor]

  • 発音記号[hjúːmər | hjúː-][名]
1 [U]ユーモア, こっけい, おかしみ;(一般に)ユーモアのある文章[話];こっけいな本[劇]
cheap humor
だじゃれ
My friend failed to see the humor in my joke.
友人は私の冗談のおもしろさがわからなかった
The movie never rose above the level of slapstick humor.
その映画はどたばた喜劇の域を出なかった.
2 [U]ユーモアを解する[味わう, 表現する]力
a sense of humor
ユーモアを解する心
a man without humor
ユーモアを解せない人.
3 ((〜s))おかしいところ, こっけいな点.
4 [U][C]((文))気性, 気質
Every man has his humor.
((ことわざ)) 十人十色.
5 [U][C](一時的な)気分;機嫌;気まぐれ, 移り気
out of humor
((古風))不機嫌で, いつもの元気がない
in a good [a bad or an ill] humor
上[不]機嫌で
be in a humor to do
…する気がある
be in the [no] humor for doing
…する気になっている[する気はまったくない].
6 [U]《生理学》液;[C]《古生理学》体液:人間の体質・気質を決めると考えられたblood, phlegm, black bile, yellow bileの4液(⇒語源).
━━[動](他)
1 〈人を〉あやす, 機嫌を取る.
2 〈人・気質・趣味などに〉調子を合わせる, 適応する
I don't intend to humor your whims.
君の気まぐれに合わせようとは思わない.
[アングロフランス語←ラテン語ūmor(hūmere湿る+-OR1=湿ったもの). 人の気質を左右するのは湿気であると信じられていた. ⇒[名]6. △HUMID

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