2016年1月5日 星期二

gosh, limner, headmaster

The gosh factor has been overtaken by the do-good factor

The glory-seeking adventurer of old is giving way to explorers who want to…
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Ronald Searle
Ronald Searle, artist, limner of St Trinian’s and St Custard’s, died on December 30th, aged 91. Nigel Molesworth of St Custard’s writes
Jan 14th 2012 | from the print edition

ART is for weeds and sissies whose mater hav said Take care of my dear little Cedric, he is delicate you kno and cannot stand a foopball to the head. Whenever anebode mention Art they all sa gosh mikelangelo leenardo wot magnificent simetry of line. Shurely the very pinnackle of western civilisation etc.etc. Pass me my oils Molesworth that I may paint my masterpeece. The headmaster sa gosh cor is that the medeechi venus hem-hem a grate work so true to life reminds me of young mrs filips enuff said.
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gosh
interj.
Used to express mild surprise or delight.
[Alteration of GOD.]Definition of gosh in English:

exclamation

informal
1Used to express surprise or give emphasis:gosh, it’s freezing!
1.1chiefly North American Used as a euphemism for ‘God’:a gosh-awful team

Origin

Mid 18th century: euphemism for God.

limner[lim・ner]

  • 発音記号[límnər]
[名](肖像)画家;(言葉で)描写する人.n. (lĭm"nr)
[F. enlumineur, LL. illuminator. See Limn, and cf. Alluminor.]
A painter; an artist; esp.: (a) One who paints portraits. (b) One who illuminates books. [Archaic]

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