Separating the wheat from the chaff is another adage related to milling. It means separating the worthy grain from the waste byproduct of the process.Grist for the mill
Grist is grain dumped onto a mill-wheel for grinding into flour.
By extension, anything that is basically material for serving or feeding a particular purpose can
be considered "grist". When it comes to TV news, scandalous behavior, among the famious, is grist for the mill.
The MacGuffin.Mise en scene
A term, originally from theater (stage) and since expanded to movies and even restaurant design.
Basically, it means everything that you see and the way you see it- in a movie scene/shot it
can include choice of actors, costumes, angle of shot, type of lens, background, lighting, makeup, arrangement of actors, overall composition- basically anything and everything the audience will see.
Eye sea watt ewe did their.Coalesce to unite, grow together, fuse into a single unit, consolidate- like a wound, nearby townships, factions uniting for a cause.
Converge come together at a particular point- like lines of longitude converging at the poles, or reporters converging at the site of an accident.
Capacious roomy, able to hold or contain a lot, like a handbag or a mind.
Commodious similar to capacious, comfortably roomy, ample, extensive, generous.
Those two different meanings used to confuse me a lot. In some situations in articles or movies, bourgeoisie would be used to contemptuously refer to very rich and aristocratic people, and in others to uppity middle class people who did not sympathize with the proletariat.Bourgeoisie - Traditionally this word refers to capitalists who own or control the means of production and, generally, control the wealth of nations and command power and influence.
In a different sense, it can mean a comfortable middle class with materialistic values and conventional attitudes.
Tillamook makes a lot more than cheddar…ice cream, Swiss cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, butter, yogurt.Cheeses named after places
Brie - once called the King of Cheesed by the Congress of Vienna (1815)- from Brie in northeastern France.
Colby - a granular cheese first made in Colby, Wisconsin in late 1800s.
Parmeasan - hard, aged cheese named after Parma- where it is called parmigiano.
Stilton - named after an English village, but it may never, actually, have been made there. Mentioned by
Danial Defoe in 1722.
Limburger - created by Trappist monks in Belgian town of Same name.
Cheddar - gets its name from the village of Cheddar in Sommerset, England- from the 16th century.
Gouda - a sphere-shaped cheese from Dutch town of Gouda.
Swiss - called emmenthaler in Switzerland, derives its holes from a natural pocketing of carbon dioxide gas due to ageing.
Monterey Jack - created in Monterey, California in the 1890s by a guy named David Jacks.
Tillamook - an American Cheddar made in Tillamook County, Oregon
Cool. I didn't know that had such a specific definition. I always thought it was more general and just referred to someone lazy who sat around and didn't like to workMalingerer - refers to a person who pretends to be sick, or exaggerates illness to avoid duty, work, school, gain sympathy, collect workers compensation, or obtain prescription drugs.
That was my oldest daughter's favorite movie from 4 until probably 12. Without hyperbole, I've watched or listened to that movie playing in the background 100 times. I can sing the Lonely Goatherd by heart.Not a The Sound Of Music fan?: