A Week in Dale’s Life – Week 6

Media Currently Being Consumed

Print Media

  • Rick Gualtieri, Strange Days Bill of the Dead
  • Victoria Schwab, Bridge of Souls Cassidy Blake
  • Chris Voss, Never Split the Difference

Broadcasting Media

  • Making a Murderer
  • Abstract
  • How to Become a Tyrant

Internet Media

  • Complete Web Design: from Figma design to Webflow development – SkillShare

Word(s) of the Week

  • about-face – a sudden, complete turn or change of direction.
  • isopraxism – name for mirroring the actions of others.
  • insinuating – using subtle manipulation to maneuver oneself into a favorable position.
  • conciliatory – intended or likely to placate or pacify.
  • placate – make (someone) less angry or hostile.
  • snafu – a confused or chaotic state; a mess. also an acronym for situation normal: all fouled (or fucked) up .
  • besotted – strongly infatuated
  • bombast – high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people.
  • terse – sparing in the use of words; abrupt.
  • credence – belief in or acceptance of something as true.
  • vituperative – bitter and abusive.
  • onus – used to refer to something that is one’s duty or responsibility.
  • tacitly – in a way that is understood or implied without being directly stated.
  • in situ – in situ is a Latin phrase that translates literally to “on site” or “in position.”.
  • atavistic – relating to or characterized by reversion to something ancient or ancestral.
  • ephemeral – lasting for a very short time.

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