2016年9月28日 星期三

heady, heady brew, smoothie, fag, chug

Are Smoothies Better for You Than Juices?
The short answer is yes, if it’s a homemade smoothie containing nothing but fruit.

Fanatic for Baseball in Japan
New York Times - United States
Baseball is Japan's most popular spectator sport and requires enthusiastic participation from fans who create a heady, carnival-like atmosphere. ...
Heady Theories On The Contours Of Einstein's Genius

Imagination: Tim Marlow on Gustav Klimt at Liverpool Tate
Genre: Childrens
Austrian artist Gustav Klimt is well known for his dazzlingly seductive images that combine elegant, often erotic portraits with lavish gold decoration – a heady combination that led to one of his paintings fetching a staggering $135 million, the third most expensive painting ever sold.

In this programme, Tim Marlow guides us through the largest exhibition of the work of Klimt that has ever been staged in the UK – and which is a highlight of the city of Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture.

Starbucks Brews Growth Abroad
Starbucks plans to license 150 new locations at airports and railway stations in the U.K., France and Germany.

Inside, we scanned the menu of breakfast sandwiches and smoothies until my eyes alighted on the Kona coffee: it was $2.95 for a 12-ounce cup, versus $1.85 for a non-Kona version. Granted, that’s not a huge amount in itself, but a cup or two a day could really add up — a no-no for this frugal traveler. I opted for the cheaper brew.

"I'm sick of Portraits and wish very much to take my Viol da Gamba and walk off to some sweet Village where I can paint Landskips and enjoy the fag End of Life in quietness and ease." — Thomas Gainsborough

The Kindle may have scored all the press this week, but it's not the only e-book reader. The Sony Reader debuted way back in 2006, and has been quietly chugging along ever since, steadily improving with each edition. I thought it was only fair to take a look at the latest version.

verb [I usually + adverb or preposition] -gg-
to make the sound of an engine or motor, or to move making this sound:
The lorry chugged up the hill.

noun [C often singular]
We heard the chug of the boat's engine in the distance.

    1. A student at a British public school who is required to perform menial tasks for a student in a higher class.
    2. A drudge.
  1. Chiefly British. Fatiguing or tedious work; drudgery.

  1. To work to exhaustion; toil.
  2. To function as the servant of another student in a British public school.
To exhaust; weary: Four hours on the tennis court fagged me out.
[From fag, to droop (obsolete), perhaps from Middle English fagge. See fag end.]

fag2 (făg
n. Slang.
A cigarette.
[Short for FAG END.]

fag3 (făg
n. Offensive Slang.
Used as a disparaging term for a homosexual man.
[Short for FAGGOT2.]


A beverage made by blending fruit with yogurt, milk or ice cream until it's thick and smooth.

Smoothie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit or vegetables with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products or sweeteners.
三个年轻的大学生走了一段很长的创业之路。四年前,他们在家里将一箱又一箱的水果压榨成果汁和果酱,为的是研究出一种完美的新果汁配方和生产方法。他们在 苏格兰上国外学期时,喝到一种叫Smoothie(中文中有将其翻译成"思慕雪")的饮料。它是一种有些黏稠的纯果汁饮料,在英国和美国风靡一时,而当时 德国市场上还没有这种东西。经过反复试验,他们终于调配出一种由橙子、黑莓或者菠萝等果汁混成的饮料,它既有他们想要的那种黏稠度,也味道也十分可口。于 是,他们立即决定成立企业进行生产,并给公司起名叫做"真果实"(True Fruits)。

having a powerful effect, making you feel slightly drunk or excited:
a heady wine/perfume
In the heady days of their youth, they thought anything was possible.

━━ a. 向う見ずな, 性急な; うきうきした, (酒が)頭に来る; 頭脳的な.

1 [T] to make beer

2 [I or T] If you brew tea or coffee, you add boiling water to it to make a hot drink, and if it brews, it gradually develops flavour in the container in which it was made:
[+ two objects] He brewed us some coffee./He brewed some coffee for us.

3 [I] If an unpleasant situation or a storm is brewing, you feel that it is about to happen:
It was too quiet - I felt that trouble was brewing.
A storm was brewing in the distance.

noun [C]
a person or company that makes beer

1 [C] a type of beer, especially one made in a particular place or at a particular time

2 [C usually singular] UK INFORMAL a drink of tea or a drink of beer:
Make us a brew, Bren.

3 [C] a mixture of several things:
They gave her a strange brew to drink.
War, with its fear, its deprivation, its excitement and violence makes for a very heady brew (= powerful combination).


━━ vt. 醸造する; (飲料を)調合する; (茶などを)いれる ((up)); (陰謀を)企てる ((up)).
━━ vi. 醸造する; (茶などが)出る; 〔英〕 茶をいれる ((up)); (あらしが)起ろうとしている.
━━ n. 醸造酒[高], その品質; いれた茶, その出かた; 混ぜ合わせたもの.
 ━━ n. 醸造(酒).
brew・er ━━ n. (ビール)醸造者.
brew・er・y ━━ n. (ビール)醸造所.
brew pub (小規模工場で醸造した)地ビールを飲ませる酒場.
brew-up 〔英話〕 紅茶[コーヒー]をいれること.