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Dr. Deming 除贊美之外，用by the way 方式指出該論文有一處英文錯用；
...encourage competition among divisions and departments.
Dr. Deming 將among 畫掉，改成 between .
Interactive: Jacqueline Kennedy Speaks
In newly released tapes, former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy delivers tart commentary on former presidents, heads of state and her husband's aides, among others.
Such an inflexible apportionment of jobs, rather like an old-fashioned assembly line, flouts modern management techniques where team members typically float between roles. It is viable during the Olympics because so many workers are volunteers, rewarded only with a garish purple-and-red uniform and, hopefully, a fun time. As Mr Deighton acknowledges, “If you were paying these people you’d obviously reach the conclusion that you could save costs by having fewer of them.”
1 〈服装・装飾などが〉（不快なほどに）けばけばしい, はですぎる；〈人が〉明るい色の服を着た, あざやかに飾った.
3 〈光線などが〉まばゆい, ぎらぎらする.
- Marked by strident color or excessive ornamentation; gaudy.
- Loud and flashy: garish makeup. See synonyms at gaudy1.
- Glaring; dazzling: "Hide me from Day's garish eye" (John Milton).
garishly gar'ish·ly adv.
garishness gar'ish·ness n.
garishness gar'ish·ness n.
adj., tart·er, tart·est.
- Having a sharp pungent taste; sour. See synonyms at sour.
- Sharp or bitter in tone or meaning; cutting.
[Middle English, from Old English teart, severe.]tartly tart'ly adv.
tartness tart'ness n.
- A pastry shell with shallow sides, no top crust, and any of various fillings.
- Chiefly British. A pie.
- A prostitute.
- A woman considered to be sexually promiscuous.
To dress up or make fancy in a tawdry, garish way. Often used with up.
[Middle English tarte, from Old French, perhaps alteration of tartane, from Late Latin torta, a kind of bread.]
Bloggers Must Disclose Product Ties
Bloggers, Tweeters and online marketers will have to tell consumers when they are paid or given freebies to write positive reviews or postings, the FTC said.
Software Companies Resort to Freebies
Some technology companies are taking an unorthodox approach to selling software in the recession: giving it away.
The holidays are almost here, and Google's got some freebies for you -- if you sign up soon.
IBM Takes New Anti-Office Tack
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IBM is starting to monetize Lotus Symphony, its freebie collection of Office-displacing ODF-based software for creating and sharing documents, ...
noun [C] INFORMAL
something which is given to you without you having to pay for it, especially as a way of attracting your support for or interest in something:
The company's marketing rep was giving out pens and mugs - the usual freebies.
The journalists were all given a freebie lunch.
amongLine breaks: among
(chiefly British also amongst /əˈmʌŋst/)
- 3Occurring in or shared by (some members of a group or community): a drop in tooth decay among children members of the government bickered among themselves