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“Germans call sitzfleisch, is a fair type of the majority of Southern hotels, and differs from the same class in the North in being left a little more to run itself.”
“It emerged that surprisingly few lacked what in England used to be called real “bottom,” the solid foundations of sterling character, indeed the sitzfleisch with which truly to benefit from the transition from therapy back to normal life.”
“What you're doing in this exercise is building your capacity for zero-fear, nonperfectionistic writing which, in turn, leads to sitzfleisch, or the capacity to sit and write for long periods.”
“Incidentally, my own sitzfleisch builder for law school was Mailer's The Executioner's Song.”
“I suspect that what these novels test for, and are intended to test for, is sitzfleisch.”
“I don't really have the sitzfleisch for today's overextended Hollywood movies.”
“Both plays are unusual for each playwright; Hughie, set in the lobby of a 1920's fleabag hotel in New York, is a short and succinct piece, which, for those of us with the sitzfleisch to make it through three-plus hours of Mr. O'Neill's other works like Long Day's Journey Into Night, is a change of pace.”
“I spoke again with Rice during the lunch break, urging that we needed what Germans call “sitzfleisch”—which means exactly what it sounds like—and a little patience.”
“If Dominguez tried to win with head-hunting, Carlsen's preferred modus operandi is sitzfleisch: head for a technical position, do nothing better than the opponent, and wait for the errors.”
“His other advantage is shoe leather or, in his case, sitzfleisch - up to six hours a day online, not all continuous.”
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Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
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Maybe I've seen the words before, maybe I've never seen them before, but I'm cataloging the ones that I noticed while reading Tony Scherman and David Dalton's Pop.
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