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  • "intenet" should be "intend" on the last post...it's 3am where I am right now...

    July 1, 2009

  • I much prefer:
    tergiversation \tuhr-jiv-uhr-SAY-shuhn\, noun:

    1. The act of practicing evasion or of being deliberately ambiguous.
    2. The act of abandoning a party or cause.

    or

    tergiversation
    n. act or state of being apostate or renegade; equivocation. tergiversator, n. tergiversatory, a.


    "Like most writers, I have always championed thrift . . . . Not long ago, however, I experienced an extraordinary tergiversation. Now I'm an ally of excess, a proponent of redundancy."

    Michael Norman, "When an Author's Words Are Sold by the Pound", New York Times, September 15, 1991


    There are at least 4 different interpretations of the word as far as a quick bit of "Google sleuthing" could just provide.
    I intenet on implementing the word for a sort of "concept album" I started 5 years ago ie figuring I'd change my way of making music by now/attitude etc...but enough about me..

    July 1, 2009

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