2016年8月3日 星期三

sports, vitriolic, bigotry, the Sport of Business

Unfiltered Voices From Trump’s Crowds

Mr. Trump’s supporters often chant vitriolic, even violent slogans at his campaign events. Our reporters documented examples.

If you don't watch Fox News or listen to right-wing radio, you probably aren't aware of the negative coverage the pope and his message are receiving this week. Media Matters for America compiled this video.

Pope Francis Confronts Right-Wing Media Vitriol | BillMoyers.com
If you don't watch Fox News or listen to right-wing radio, you probably...

Any leader of any American community, or institution, or congregation who does not now publicly and forcefully condemn the religious bigotry espoused by the current leading Republican candidate for president of the United States is complicit in that religious bigotry. As Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, "“It may well be that we will have to repent in this generation. Not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence and indifference of the good people …."

The head of the EU Commission has tried to calm nerves after a vitriolic exchange between Greece and Germany over Athens' debt woes this week. Comments by Germany's finance minister have come under heavy fire in Greece.

Oracle Says H-P and Intel Secretly Propped Up Dead Chip
Oracle added what it characterized as a damning new allegation against Hewlett-Packard in a vitriolic legal battle. But the bigger issue may be just how long this fight will go on.

n E-Books, a New Player
Internet billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has written an e-book, "How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It."


Pronunciation: /ˈbɪɡətri/ 


Intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself:the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry


Late 17th century: from bigot, reinforced by French bigoterie.

plural noun: sports
  1. 1.
    an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment.
    "team sports such as soccer and rugby"
    synonyms:(competitive) game(s), physical recreation, physical activity, physical exercise;
    "he takes part in a variety of sports"
  2. 2.
    a person who behaves in a good or specified way in response to teasing, defeat, or a similarly trying situation.
    "go on, be a sport!"
3rd person present: sports
  1. 1.
    wear or display (a distinctive item).
    "he was sporting a huge handlebar moustache"
    synonyms:weardisplayexhibit, have on show, show off, flourishparadeflaunt
    "he sported a gardenia in his buttonhole"
  2. 2.
    play in a lively, energetic way.
    "the children sported in the water"
    synonyms:play, have fun, amuse oneself, entertain oneself, enjoy oneself, divert oneself, frolicgambolfriskrompcavortcaperMore

Sport (UK) or sports (US) are all forms of usually competitive physical activitywhich,[1] through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing entertainment to participants, and in some cases, spectators.[2] Usually the contest or game is between two sides, each attempting to exceed the other. Some sports allow a tie game; others provide tie-breaking methods, to ensure one winner and one loser. A number of such two-sided contests may be arranged in a tournament producing a champion. Manysports leagues make an annual champion by arranging games in a regular sports season, followed in some cases by playoffs. Hundreds of sports exist, from those between single contestants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals. In certain sports such asracing, many contestants may compete, each against all with one winner.
Sport is generally recognised as activities which are based in physical athleticism or physical dexterity, with the largest major competitions such as the Olympic Games admitting only sports meeting this definition,[3] and other organisations such as the Council of Europe using definitions precluding activities without a physical element from classification as sports.[2] However, a number of competitive, but non-physical, activities claim recognition as mind sports. The International Olympic Committee (through ARISF) recognises both chess and bridge as bona fide sports, and SportAccord, the international sports federation association, recognises five non-physical sports,[4][5] although limits the number of mind games which can be admitted as sports.[1]



(vĭt'rē-ŏl'ĭk) pronunciation
  1. Of, similar to, or derived from a vitriol.
  2. Bitterly scathing; caustic: vitriolic criticism.
  • 発音記号[vítriəl]
1 ((文))痛烈な批評, しんらつな皮肉
dip one's pen in vitriol
2 ((古風))硫酸(sulfuric acid).
━━[動](〜ed, 〜・ing;((英))〜led, 〜・ling)(他)…を硫酸で処理する, 硫酸化する.


  • 発音記号[vìtriɑ'lik | -riɔ'l-]

1 しんらつな, 痛烈な.
2 硫酸(塩)の[に似た];硫酸(塩)から得られる.