July 23, 2014
ofthesungod:

Allison Katz, Cabbage (and Philip) No. 3, 2013 Oil on linen 16 x 20 inches 40.6 x 50.8 cm Courtesy of the artist and Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
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ofthesungod:

Allison Katz, Cabbage (and Philip) No. 3, 2013 Oil on linen 16 x 20 inches 40.6 x 50.8 cm Courtesy of the artist and Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden

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July 22, 2014
Word of the Day

ersatz |ˈerˌsäts, -ˌzäts, erˈzäts|

adjective

(of a product) made or used as a substitute, typically an inferior one, for something else: ersatz coffee.

• not real or genuine: ersatz emotion.

ORIGIN late 19th cent.: from German, literally ‘replacement.’

July 22, 2014
bofransson:

House on the Shore
Edward Hopper - 1924

bofransson:

House on the Shore

Edward Hopper - 1924

(via jesuisperdu)

July 21, 2014

ampijoan:

Autojungle

Mexico City experiments

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July 21, 2014
Word of the Day

parlance |ˈpärləns|

noun

a particular way of speaking or using words, esp. a way common to those with a particular job or interest: dated terms that were once in common parlance | medical parlance.

ORIGIN late 16th cent. (denoting speech or debate): from Old French, from parler ‘speak,’ from Latin parabola ‘comparison’ (in late Latin‘speech’).

July 20, 2014

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July 20, 2014

July 20, 2014
Word of the Day

desultory |ˈdesəlˌtôrē|

adjective

lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm: a few people were left, dancing in a desultory fashion.

• (of conversation or speech) going constantly from one subject to another in a halfhearted way; unfocused: the desultory conversation faded.

• occurring randomly or occasionally: desultory passengers were appearing.

DERIVATIVES

desultorily |-ˌtôrəlē| adverb.

desultoriness noun

ORIGIN late 16th cent. (also in the literal sense ‘skipping around’): from Latin desultorius ‘superficial’ (literally ‘relating to a vaulter’), from desultor ‘vaulter,’ from the verb desilire

July 18, 2014

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July 17, 2014

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