2017年1月8日 星期日

skewering dubious edicts, "eusocial", fillet , mesmerizingly


Look over the Best Picture Academy Award winners so far this millennium and you’ll find a commonality between several of them (Crash, Slumdog…
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Mark Twain—author of classic American novels—died on April 21st 1910. His autobiography, published 100 years after his death, reveals a man unafraid to skewer the church, Congress and any acquaintances that wronged him





John Oliver skewers 'Donald Drumpf'


HBO comedian Oliver used Sunday's show to mock Trump on many different levels.
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Chris Rock took aim at The Academy, its detractors and Will Smithduring his turn as ‪#‎Oscars‬ host, which managed to find the funny in a controversy that has rumbled on since the all-white nominations were announced in January.



In his second shot at presenting the Academy Awards, the comedian deftly addressed the #OscarsSoWhite controversy but skewered other…
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'The Social Conquest of Earth'
By EDWARD O. WILSON
Reviewed by PAUL BLOOM


By looking at the "eusocial" ant, Edward O. Wilson argues, humans can learn something about our own nature.

 Oracle skewers Google as Android trial opens
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April 18, 2012: Google CEO Larry Page walks into a federal building in San Francisco. Oracle called Page to the stand Tuesday, and he's to return Wednesday on the third day of the trial. On Tuesday, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison acknowledged he wanted to ...

Salute All Cars, Kids. It’s a Rule in China.
By SHARON LaFRANIERE
Skewering dubious edicts by local governments — like a rule that children must salute every passing car — has become a favorite pastime of China’s netizens.




Written in the tradition of Marc Bloch and E.H. Carr, The Landscape of History is at once an engaging introduction to the historical method for beginners, a powerful reaffirmation of it for practitioners, a startling challenge to social scientists, and an effective skewering of post-modernist claims that we can't know anything at all about the past.



 There are also two small tables, but that counter is the place to be: you’ll want to watch the chef and owner, Kazuo Iwai, haul live eels out of a basin, spike them to his cutting board and speedily fillet them just before skewering and grilling. He’s mesmerizingly deft.


German Bakers Light Up the Grill to Make Baumkuchen

Though the idea of making a cake on a skewer over an open fire may seem
like the ideal end to a weekend camping trip, roasting a traditional
German Baumkuchen is much more complicated than toasting up some s'mores.


Art Buchwald was one of the great American humorists. He delighted in skewering the powerful and the pompous. (Producer: Brent McDonald | Reporter: Tim Weiner)


skewer
noun [C]
a long thin metal pin used for holding pieces of food, especially meat, together during cooking

skewer 
verb [T]
to put pieces of food, especially meat, on a skewer


skew·er (skyū'ər)
n.
  1. A long metal or wooden pin used to secure or suspend food during cooking; a spit.
  2. Any of various picks or rods having a function or shape similar to a skewer.
tr.v., -ered, -er·ing, -ers.
To hold together or pierce with or as if with a skewer.


informal Subject to sharp criticism or critical analysis:politicians are used to being skewered

[Middle English skuer, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]
n. - 串, 針, 烤肉叉子
v. tr. - 上叉
[名]
1 (料理用の)串(くし), 焼き串.
2 串状の物, ピン.
━━[動](他)…を串に刺す, 串刺しにする;…を鋭く批判する.

A skewer is a thin metal or wood stick used to hold small pieces of food together. Skewers are used while grilling or roasting meats, and in other culinary applications.



eu-[eu-]

  • 発音記号[juː-]
“good”, “well”(⇔dys-)‖eugenics, eulogy.

 eusocial
 ′yü′sō·shəl)
(zoology) Pertaining to animal societies, such as those of certain insects, in which sterile individuals work on behalf of reproductive individuals.


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