2017年8月10日 星期四

hipster, incarnation, Dadaist fashion


One California bus company is hoping the answer is “yes.”
WASHINGTONPOST.COM|作者:PETER HOLLEY




France's former president, “Chirac, the hipster,” has emerged as an improbable icon of retro taste and a figure of public affection. Bizarre as it seems, images of Jacques Chirac in his younger days have become a cult fashion item. Amid political disillusion and economic uncertainty, it may represent a wistful yearning for simpler timeshttp://econ.st/1MTqWHq
法國前總統、"希拉克,趕時髦的人,"
It looks like a just another hipster cafe, but beneath the bread boards and beyond the quinoa, is the latest McDonald’s incarnation – a testing lab.
THEGUARDIAN.COM|由 BRIDIE JABOUR 上傳





HULTON ARCHIVE / GETTY IMAGES


Lighting the Way
The 1930s saw widespread domestic usage of electric light, including early incarnations of the headlamp. Inelegant, yes, but not bad for Dadaist fashion.




 hip|ster
Pronunciation: /hɪpstə /

NOUN

informal
A person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.
Origin
1940s (used originally as an equivalent term to hepcat): from hip3 -ster.
incarnation

in|car|na¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪnkɑːˈneɪʃ(ə)n /



Definition of incarnation in English:

NOUN

1A person who embodies in the flesh a deity, spirit, or quality:Rama was Vishnu’s incarnation on earthBeethoven was an incarnation of artistic genius
1.1(the Incarnation) (In Christian theology) theembodiment of God the Son in human flesh as Jesus Christ.

2(With reference to reincarnation) each of a series ofearthly lifetimes:in my next incarnation, I’d like to be the Minister of Fun
2.1
The form taken by a person or thing during an incarnation:in a previous journalistic incarnation, I worked at Westminsterthe pub has gone through several incarnations

Origin

Middle English (as a term in Christian theology): via Old French from ecclesiastical Latin incarnatio(n-), from the verb incarnare (see incarnate).

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