Quote of the Week: Paul Bowles

“It’s very hard to write about that which is always beautiful and pleasant and good. You don’t get anywhere with it. There’s no friction in it. There’s no trouble. You have to have trouble. Somebody’s got to get in trouble, or no one wants to read it.”
~Paul Bowles

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Word of the Day: imperturbable

im·per·turb·able adjective \ˌim-pər-ˈtər-bə-bəl\

: very calm : very hard to disturb or upset

Full Definition of IMPERTURBABLE

: marked by extreme calm, impassivity, and steadiness : serene
im·per·turb·abil·i·ty\-ˌtər-bə-ˈbi-lə-tē\noun
im·per·turb·ably\-ˈtər-bə-blē\adverb
 
Examples of IMPERTURBABLE
  1. Although he seems outwardly imperturbable, he can get very angry at times.
  2. <the chef was absolutely imperturbable—even when the kitchen caught on fire>

Origin of IMPERTURBABLE

Middle English, from Late Latin imperturbabilis, from Latin in- + perturbare to perturb

First Known Use: 15th century

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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