By Joshua Glenn
Might 24, 2019
Irregular set of messages containing notes to Josh Glenn's The Adventurer's vocabulary, an ongoing work that, like previous books, The Loafer Glossary, and The Wage Slave, both featuring sensible companions of Mark Kingwell – is making an attempt to smuggle ideological criticism what just appears to be a easy vocabulary or piano. Readers, we advocate additions!
ADVENTURER S GLOSSARY (NOTES): A-OK for AVENGER | BADASS for BUSHIDO COOTOT for CWTCH | DAB HAND – DYNO | EAT IT EXPLOIT | FACE to FUGAZ | GALAHAD FOR GUNG-HO HACK TO HURT LOCKER | ILL to IRISH JACK JURY-RIG KAPUT to KNUCKLE UP | LANCER LOOSE CANNON | MACGYVER – MOXIE | NERVE NOMAD | For ODYSSEY OVERBOARD | PALADIN – PREPPER | QUANDARY is QUIXOTIC | RAFFISH TO RUTHLESS | SAFARI – SWASHBUCKLE | TCB TWEAK COMMITMENT TO UPTAKE | VAGABOND VOYAGE for WANDER WOOP WOOP | X FACTOR | YIPPEE KI-YAY – YOLO | ZING ZUGZWANG
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EAT IT: Surfing and skating argot means "throwing, dropping on your face, experiencing traumatic physical contact with a solid object." Also: wipe, crash and burn, take fuel. See: BITE DUST
EBENEZER UP, ONE ONE: When the Israelites gained the Philistines, we read 1 Samuel, the Prophet raises a monument referred to as (after the battlefield) Eben-Ezer. As a result of it seems to be a false impression of the 19th century, the expression gets one Ebenezer up or raises Ebenezer, which meant "to end up being angry."
ECONO: "We don't take tunes / Me jamme Econo," boasts Mike Watt's track "The Politics of Time" from Minutemen's iconic album Double Nickels on the Dime (1984). San Pedro, California's punks, common slang term Econo, meant "cheap, non-feathers, independent". The term described not solely the Minutemen DIY area for music and tour, however the adventurous philosophy of life that
EDGE: the Saxon term that has turn into & # 39; s restricted to & # 39; and & # 39; advantage & # 39; is a versatile facet of an journey which will embrace a limit on its approach. recognized, mental and physical sharpness, and typically by gaining the benefit of their opponents. The razor edge is a important place or moment; seat cinema is filled with pleasure;
Eight balls, nineteen-teens, which means 'in problem, ache, or obstruction, in a troublesome drawback. “Although it may be assumed that it’s based mostly on an eight-ball pool recreation, the expression is because of the earlier recreation's Kelly Pool. In the Second World Conflict, the Marines argot, the eight-ball group, is a part of a gaggle consisting of distractions and abuses.
ÉLAN: A 20th-century time period quoted from the French, which suggests "enthusiasm or enthusiasm" and keenness-impressed "style, atmosphere." The basis of the term, the elantor, is derived from Latin ex (out) + lanceare, (throw), means "to line up, to charm itself." Operating Elan is a heartfelt thing for what you do… which is naturally elegant.
ELEPHANT, SEE: actually, get back on the journey earlier than you attain your last vacation spot, as a result of someone has already seen all the things; figuratively see or experience all the things that may last. (Australian version. I have seen the elephant and the kangaroo) This 1800s the term has additionally grow to be an indication "to get the world expertise, study from arduous experience to expertise, dropping his innocence, see the battle for the primary time. ”
EMPRISE: an adventurous, brave or knightly firm or system. Originally to describe a knight's typical company, the medieval Anglo-Norman time period is derived from the Latin empress. The Canterbury Tales Chaucer describes a gallant knight who "loved and dide his salary / serve a woman at his best; / and many laborers, many greetings, / he his lady wroghte er he had won." High emprise is a particularly essential or noble firm. See: CHIVALRY
ENCHIRIDION, PROPÆDEUTIC: Enchiridion is a guide; The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius took Epictetus to the Enchiridion conflict, inside his chest. The Propel Guitar is a preliminary lesson for rookies: Neal Stephenson's 1995 novel The Diamond Age introduced sci-fi fans to the concept of propædeutic enchiridion, which goals to train young individuals to develop into adventurous adults. In 2012, the writer of this vocabulary helped to write down a handbook of a younger adventurer of actual life referred to as UNBORED.
ENDEAVOR: This 15th-century term means verb to "oblige to do something" (in French) mettre en devoir, to commit itself to obligation); as a noun, it means "a difficult, hard-to-understand, but profitable business." James Prepare dinner ordered his first journey, was HMS Endeavor.
ENDO: Within the 1970s, snowmobile argot, endo, is a collision where the car is thrown to the top. Cyclists use this term to describe turning over the handlebar whereas motorcyclists use it to describe the wheel by which the rear wheel is lifted.
ENSWELL: Boxing argot, which refers to a relaxing metallic piece or onerous packaging used by the cutter, reduces the swelling of the boxer's face. A widespread mistake is used to push enswell immediately into the swollen area, making an attempt to interrupt or move it; this could truly trigger elevated bleeding and enlargement of the swollen area.
COMPANY: Prepared to make a troublesome venture with a bold and bold spirit. This 15th-century time period is borrowed from French entrepreneurship (commits, engages, assaults); At an early stage, it typically referred to a army marketing campaign or motion. Actual Life The united statesEnterprise, referred to as The Massive E, was probably the most adorned US World Conflict II. The fictional USS Enterprise is a star ship driven by Captain James T. Kirk, whose crew explores unusual new worlds, is in search of new life and new civilizations, and boldly goes where nobody has gone.
ESCAPADE: This 17th century time period, a French word which means "fleeing, trick", literally refers to flee from childbirth or limitation; figuratively, it means "abuse, trick, spree, shenanigan" – that’s, breaking or breaking the principles. In any case, the term is derived from vulgar Latin ex (out of) + cappa (cloak); in any real retreat, it is value leaving non-excluded assumptions and habits. Whether an adventure is associated with a literal jail, each real adventurer is a refuge.
ESCAPE ARTIST: Execution Manager or Escapologist is a performer with the power to squeeze himself from security arrangements and traps, akin to handcuffs, stealth, cage, chests and metal packing containers. For centuries, refugee art was used, sometimes by spiritualists, as part of the illusion; it was Harry Houdini, a scourge of faux spiritualists, who in the early 20s turned out to be a show of entertainment or dying.
EXPEDITION: A journey that has been undertaken – often for an organized group or firm – for a specific function, particularly exploration and scientific research. From the Latin expedire (for sending, sending) the term used within the 15th century was initially used to describe broadcast or army purposes, a army firm.
EXPLOIT: A heroic or exceptional performance, act, act, or trick. This medieval term, which initially described the battles within the battle, was quoted from the French. Later the importance of recovery was extended to other bold and solemn activities
SEE ALSO: IDLER'S GLOSSARY | THE DEEP PLAN OF THE PAGE | Good Flâneur Sweetest Hangover | Are you a VCP? | NEW ESCAPOLOGIST Q & A | H ON FOR HOBO – Extracts from The Loafer Glossary and The Wage Slave | WAGE SLAVERY – Josh Glenn and Mark Kingwell Discussing IDLENESS – Josh Glenn and Mark Kingwell Discussing with IDLER Q&A PROGRESSIVE IDLE IDOL: HENRY MILLER | INSPECTION OF DATA | CITY OF GOODFELL
JOSH GLENN'S BEST FUTURE PROJECT: 200 largest adventure novels (1804-1983) | Greatest adventures (1984–2013, only notes). OUTHTS: 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909 | 1910 | 1911 | 1912 | 1913. WORKS: 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923. TWO: 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929 | 1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933. RECOMMENDATIONS: 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943. ERRORS: 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953. ANSWERS: 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963. TOTAL: 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973. SEVENT: 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983. TRADE: 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 NINETIES: 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003. I lately began an inventory of the most effective information concerning the eighth, NINETIES and TWENTY OUGHTS
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