Wednesday, September 10, 2008

We'll Defuse Bombs

Main Entry: pro·fes·sion·al·ism
Pronunciation: \-ˈfesh-nə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈfe-shə-nə-ˌli-\
Function: noun
Date: 1856
1 : the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person
2 : the following of a profession (as athletics) for gain or livelihood
Main Entry: ap·a·thy
Pronunciation: \ˈa-pə-thē\
Function: noun
Etymology: Greek apatheia, from apathēs without feeling, from a- + pathos emotion — more at pathos
Date: 1594
1 : lack of feeling or emotion : impassiveness
2 : lack of interest or concern : indifference
Main Entry: ar·ro·gant
Pronunciation: \-gənt\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English, from Latin arrogant-, arrogans, present participle of arrogare
Date: 14th century
1 : exaggerating or disposed to exaggerate one's own worth or importance often by an overbearing manner
2 : proceeding from or characterized by arrogance
Main Entry: re·lax
Pronunciation: \ri-ˈlaks\
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English, from Latin relaxare, from re- + laxare to loosen, from laxus loose — more at slack
Date: 15th century
transitive verb
3: to deprive of energy, zeal, or strength of purpose
4: to relieve from nervous tension
2: to become less intense or severe
4: to cast off social restraint, nervous tension, or anxiety couldn't relax in crowds
Main Entry: care·less
Pronunciation: \-ləs\
Function: adjective
Date: before 12th century
1 a: free from care : untroubled b: indifferent, unconcerned
2: not taking care
3: not showing or receiving
Main Entry: care·free
Pronunciation: \ˈker-ˌfrē\
Function: adjective
Date: 1621
: free from care: as a: having no worries or troubles b: irresponsible
Main Entry: 1joke
Pronunciation: \ˈjōk\
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin jocus; perhaps akin to Old High German gehan to say, Sanskrit yācati he asks
Date: 1670
1 a: something said or done to provoke laughter; especially : a brief oral narrative with a climactic humorous twist b (1): the humorous or ridiculous element in something (2): an instance of jesting : kidding c: practical joke d: laughingstock
2: something not to be taken seriously : a trifling matter —often used in negative constructions
Chill out people and enjoy the video



1 comment:

Chris H. said...

I read just because I want to know who the PTBNL is!

Love from Ohio! :)