2018年4月12日 星期四

swag, swagger, carousel, chaplet, festooned with union jacks,

A chaplet is place on the bust of Sir Henry Wood by prommers
Once the Proms have finished, the chaplet is taken from Wood’s bust to St Sepulchre’s Church and a service is held in his memory.
In America they’re swaggering, in India they’re chaotic, in Britain they’re understated and ruthless. The Economist’s 1843 magazineexamines how a nation’s character is reflected in its motorcades
The actor and model Gal Gadot, who will star in the upcoming Wonder Woman movie, was photographed at the set earlier.
The London landmark was festooned with union jacks, while actors in period costume and antique cars could be seen.
Roads around the square were closed off during the filming, with buses diverted, Transport for London said.
Trafalgar SquareImage copyrightAlistair Macleod
Image captionSoldiers carrying Union Jack flags were amassed by Nelson's Column
Trafalgar Square

HONG KONG -- When Richard Eng isn't teaching English grammar to high-school students, he might be cruising around Hong Kong in his Lamborghini Murciélago. Or in Paris, on one of his seasonal shopping sprees. Or relaxing in his private, custom-installed karaoke room festooned with giant Louis Vuitton logos.

The actors who didn't win the Oscar won't go home empty-handed.

Reportedly included in the bag: Free Audi rentals, a laser vibrator valued...

Management Carousel Continues in Soccer

A revolving door has prevailed in Britain’s Premier League, where 195 head coaches have been fired or forced to resign since 1992 and 5 of 20 are gone this season.

Jean-Luce Huré for The New York Times

Fashion Review
Saint Laurent Finally Regains Its Swagger
Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Gaimbattista Valli and Sonia Rykiel showed collections this week in Paris. Above, the Chanel carousel erected in the middle of the Grand Palais.

However, robbers will be unhappy to hear that not even the most heavily disguised criminal can be 100 percent sure of getting away with their swag. An alleged German robber has been identified and caught -- not because her face was caught on camera or a distinctive t-shirt she was wearing had been seen again, but because an eagle-eyed witness recognized her large behind.

And she got lots more applause when she said that Club Nintendo — a customer loyalty program in Japan that rewards Nintendo fans with exclusive games and swag when they register products — will come to America for Christmas.

Google brings a little swagger to Sun Valley

  1. 1.
    a garland or circlet for a person's head.
  2. 2.
    a string of 55 beads (one third of the rosary number) for counting prayers, or as a necklace.

  1. 1.
    a chain or garland of flowers, leaves, or ribbons, hung in a curve as a decoration.
    synonyms:garlandchainleiswatheswagwreathchaplet, loop
    "the streets are hung with festoons of paper flowers"
  2. 2.
    a Eurasian butterfly or moth patterned with dark arcs on a lighter background:
  1. 1.
    adorn (a place) with chains, garlands, or other decorations.
    "the staffroom was festooned with balloons and streamers"

Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
By Joe Flint Reporting from Sun Valley, Idaho -- Continuing a recent tradition, Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt held court with the press Thursday ...

swag (STEAL)
stolen goods:
The cartoon showed a picture of a robber carrying a bag with 'swag' written on it.

possessions wrapped in a cloth and carried by a person who does not have a home or a job, but walks around from place to place
    1. An ornamental drapery or curtain draped in a curve between two points.
    2. An ornamental festoon of flowers or fruit.
    3. A carving or plaster molding of such an ornament.
  1. Promotional items, especially when given for free, considered as a group.
Products given away free, typically for promotional purposes:check out the fun bag of swag we gave our guests!
intr.v., swagged, swag·ging, swags.
  1. Chiefly British. To lurch or sway.
  2. Australian. To travel about with a pack or swag.
[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]


━━ n. 〔俗〕 盗品, 略奪品, 不正利得; 〔豪〕 (森林旅行者の)携帯品包み; 花づな (festoon).
swag・man 〔豪〕 (包みを持ち歩く)浮浪者.

  • Slang. Stolen property; loot.
  • Australian. The pack or bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman.
  • Slang. Herbal tea in a plastic sandwich bag sold as marijuana to an unsuspecting customer.
  • ━━ vi. 威張って歩く; 自慢する ((about)); 威張り散らす.
    ━━ vt. おどして…させる.
    ━━ n. 威張った歩き方[態度].
    ━━ a. 〔話〕 しゃれた, スマートな.
    swag・ger・ing・ly ━━ ad. ふんぞり返って.
    swagger stick [cane] (軍人などの)短いステッキ.

    verb [I]
    to walk, especially with a swinging movement, in a way that shows that you are very confident and think that you are important, or to act in that way:
    They swaggered into the room.
    A group of young men swaggered about outside the bar.
    His swaggering self-confidence irritates many people.

    noun [S or U]
    He walked out of the room with a self-confident swagger.
    Underneath all his swagger (= way of acting that shows he is very confident and thinks that he is important), he's actually quite nervous.

    noun [C]



    Syllabification: (car·ou·sel)
    (also carrousel)
    Translate carousel | into French | into Italian | into Spanish

    • 1chiefly North American a merry-go-round.
    • a rotating machine or device, in particular a conveyor system at an airport from which arriving passengers collect their luggage.
    • 2 historical a tournament in which groups of knights took part in chariot races and other demonstrations of equestrian skills.


    mid 17th century: from French carrousel, from Italian carosello


    ━━ n. 〔米〕 =carrousel; 円形の回転トレイ.