2015年11月4日 星期三

volunteer uniforms, collars, vet’s collar, cuff link, off the cuff, cuffs and piping, pipi, pee-pee, urination, Non-Non, micturition, diaphoresis

In a new exclusive episode of Simon's Cat an outsized vet’s collar throws our favourite feline into a feeding crisis.
We also have a fantstic Simon's cat gallery http://gu.com/p/4dpeh/fb


off the cuff remarks

Onionhead Cerebrum 在他的動態時報上加了日期為 2013年8月20日的相片

一氧化二氫(Dihydrogen Monoxide, DHMO)

一則使用偽科學鬼扯蛋(hoax)行銷「一氧化二氫」容器的創意廣告。


容器上標示警語:提醒使用「DHMO」者要小心:可能導致出汗、排尿、急性組織水合。⋯⋯

DIHYDROGEN MONOXIDE CONTAINMENT UNIT. WARNING: May cause diaphoresis, micturition, and acute tissue hydration.


看過如下參考資料便可一目了然:

1)「一氧化二氫」就是「H2O」水。(http://goo.gl/CXb5H
2)容器是不銹鋼水壺(http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/ec0e/
3)Dihydrogen monoxide hoax(http://goo.gl/EKg0

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London 2012 Olympics: volunteer uniforms revealed

London 2012 Olympics: volunteer uniforms revealed


Official Olympic volunteers, known as 'Games Makers', will wear outfits that are deep purple in colour with "poppy" red collars, cuffs and piping.

 Urination, Non-Non

In Paris, Behavior Brigade Battles
To Make Oui-Oui a Non-Non

France's capital has managed to get Parisians to pick up after pets, but the city and its elite Bad Behavior Brigade are struggling with the presence of pipi.
Video: On Public Urination Patrol



pee-pee

noun

North American informal
  • a child’s word for an act of urinating.
  • [mass noun] urine.
  • a penis.


non

pref.
Not: noncombatant.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin nōn, not.]


Urination
(′yu̇r·ə′nā·shən)
(physiology) The discharge of urine from the bladder. Also known as micturition.


diaphoresis





noun

[mass noun] technical
  • sweating, especially to an unusual degree as a symptom of disease or a side effect of a drug.

Origin:

late 17th century: via late Latin from Greek, from diaphorein 'carry off, sweat out', from dia 'through' + phorein 'carry'
cuff[cuff1]

レベル:社会人必須
発音記号[kʌ'f]
[名]
1
(1) (服・ワイシャツの)そで口, カフス;(長手袋の)腕回り.
(2) ((米))(ズボンのすその)折り返し(((英))turn-up).
(3) (取りはずし自由の)そで口カバー.
2 ((〜s))((略式))手錠(handcuff).
3 《医学》カフ(血圧を計るときの腕帯);((略式))血圧計.

Definition of cuff

noun

  • 1 the end part of a sleeve, where the material of the sleeve is turned back or a separate band is sewn on: a red dress with a white lace collar and cuffs
  • the part of a glove covering the wrist.
  • North American a trouser turn-up: a pair of faded denims with the cuffs rolled up
  • the top part of a boot, typically padded or turned down: the ankle cuff provided support without restricting my movement
  • 2 (cuffs) informal handcuffs: when the cuffs went on he had braced his wrists
  • 3 an inflatable bag wrapped round the arm when blood pressure is measured.

verb

[with object] informal
  • secure with handcuffs:the man’s hands were cuffed behind his back


Phrases


off the cuff

informal without preparation:they posed some difficult questions to answer off the cuff [as modifier]:an off-the-cuff remark
[as if from impromptu notes made on one's shirt cuffs]

Derivatives


cuffed

adjective
[in combination]:a double-cuffed striped shirt

Origin:

late Middle English (denoting a glove or mitten): of unknown origin
off the cuff
即興で;準備なしで.
▼ワイシャツのカフスに鉛筆で書いたメモを見てスピーチをした故事から.
on the cuff
つけで;後払いで.
out at the cuff
(1) そで口がすり切れて.
(2) 貧乏で.
━━[動](他)
1 …にそで口[折り返し]をつける.
2 …に手錠をかける.
3 …をつけにする.

cuff link


 
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piping

('pĭng) pronunciation
n.
  1. A system of pipes, such as those used in plumbing.
  2. Music.
    1. The act of playing on a pipe.
    2. The music produced by a pipe when played.
  3. A shrill, high-pitched sound.
  4. A narrow tube of fabric, sometimes enclosing a cord, used for trimming seams and edges, as of slipcovers.(衣服・装飾品のへりの)ひも飾り.
  5. A tubular ribbon of icing on a pastry.
adj.
  1. Music. Playing on a pipe.
  2. Having a high-pitched sound: the piping voices of children.
  3. Tranquil; peaceful: "in this weak piping time of peace" (Shakespeare).
idiom:
piping hot
  1. Very hot: piping hot biscuits.



London 2012 Olympics volunteer and official uniforms revealed
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London 2012 Olympics volunteer and official uniforms revealed
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Photo: LOCOG/adidas
2012倫敦奧運會的志願者服借鑒了具有歷史意義的英國近衛軍制服,繼承了英國的運動精神。
  1.外套
  制服由倫敦奧組委和倫敦2012奧運會官方運動服供應商adidas共同設計,採用了深紫色配罌粟紅的方案,這種配色靈感來自于英國的皇家紫和近衛軍的紅色制服。
  2.肩章
  不同顏色的肩章表示不同身份:白色的代表醫護人員,紅色代表領隊,綠色代表興奮劑檢測人員。
  3.袖口
  這套制服的設計點包括領口、肩章和袖口的3顆扣子。外套袖子的長度是可以調節的,袖克夫的設計借鑒了英國傳統的近衛軍制服。
  4.運動鞋
  奧運會特別版的運動鞋同樣也來自讚助商adidas,圖案創新而耐看。
  5&6.奧運會Logo和其他
  每個志願者將領到一件外套,一件polo衫,一條褲子,一雙運動鞋,襪子,帽子,包,水壺和一把傘。奧運會和殘奧會志願者制服外套是一樣的,只有胸前和背後的logo是不同的。主辦方還將發布不同的T恤和帽子,當然,褲子、鞋和其他配件還是相同的。

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