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Nov 17, 2015
This week’s theme
There’s a word for it

This week’s words
sitzmark
outro
solipsism
intrapreneur
bathos

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with Anu Garg

outro

PRONUNCIATION:
(OU-tro)

MEANING:
noun: The concluding part of a piece of music, program, etc.

ETYMOLOGY:
Modeled after intro. Earliest documented use: 1967.

USAGE:
“Bassist John Deacon is not credited with vocals on any of the albums, the rock section, and finally, the tapering down of the song with the outro.”
Aparna Narrain; 40 years of Bo Rhap; The Hindu (Chennai, India); Nov 2, 2015.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like. -Soichiro Honda, industrialist (17 Nov 1906-1991)

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