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Sep. 17th, 2009

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Today, Thur. 17SEP09

Road Rage Remedy: Songs, Op. 6: No. 6, "None But the Lonely Heart" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

March of the Day: The Aviators by John Phillip Sousa

The Worthless Word for the Day: deprehend
[fr. L. deprehendere: to seize, catch, detect, etc.] obs. :
1.) to seize, capture
2.) to take by surprise
3.) to perceive or detect
hence, deprehendible & deprehensible (detectable)

"[L]et them and the world know that thou.. can deprehend the wise in their own wisdom, and the proud in the imagination of their wicked hearts to their everlasting confusion." - John Knox (sermon, ca. 1570)

"I deprehend in myself more than an alacrity, a vehemency to do service to that company, and so I may find reason to make rhyme." - John Donne, Letters (1651)

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