Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Patter Song

Patter Song ~ Comical song sung rapidly that consists of words sung together in rapid succession.


Equanimity ~ (Latin, 'equal mind') A calm temperament, eveness of temper even when under stress.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009


Obstreperous ~ (Latin, literally 'rattling against') Noisily and agressively boisterous, strongly objecting to something or refusing to be controlled.


Swot ~ (Scottish) A period of hard study, intense study especially for an examination.

Monday, February 9, 2009


Operuse ~ (Latin) Taxing, requiring alot of effort, busy, active or hard working.


Macadam ~ (Scottish) A smooth hard road surface made from small broken pieces of stone usually mixed with tar or asphalt in compressed layers (so goes the heart)


Pristine ~ (Latin) Immaculate, so clean and neat as to look as good as new. Unspoiled, not yet ruined by human encroachment.

Saturday, February 7, 2009


Algophobia ~ An usually intense fear of pain.