[Ads-l] triptych

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 26 01:37:26 EDT 2019


On Sun, Aug 25, 2019, 8:40 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

> > On Aug 25, 2019, at 4:25 PM, Mark Mandel <markamandel at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >
> > Not to be confused with the homophonous "Triptik", the AAA's (American
> > Automobile Association) name for their made-to-order detailed
> > booklet-format maps of recommended routes from a specified point of
> origin
> > to a specified destination.
> >
> > MAM
>
> Indeed.  Someone in my household used to refer to the AAA route guide as a
> trip-titch, i.e. /trIptItS/, which I assumed involved a spelling
> pronunciation (of the artist's “triptych”) followed by a conflation. Since
> everyone has switched to Google Maps or similar software, the issue no
> longer arises.
>
> LH
>

"No longer arises" among people like us in being computer-literate and
living in areas with reliable wireless internet coverage. I wouldn't get
overly attached to its obsolescence across the whole population.

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> > ÓN up l.p.{1 40099n Sun, Aug 25, 2019, 12:06 PM Barretts Mail <
> mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> The OED definespp3 po 0wpep4s3 “triptych” as a set of three
> writing-tablets, a card that
> >> folds in three, or various works of art in three parts. Merriam-Webster
> and
> >> Wiktionary give similar definitions.
> >>
> >> This is being naturally extended to the Galaxy Z-Fold, a phone that
> bends
> >> into a shape like a triptych painting.
> >>
> >> ****
> >> Xiaomi teases a double-folding smartphone… ohhai digital triptych!
> >> Natasha Lomas
> >> 23 Jan 2019
> >>
> >>
> https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/xiaomi-teases-a-double-folding-smartphone-ohhai-digital-triptych/
> >> <
> >>
> https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/xiaomi-teases-a-double-folding-smartphone-ohhai-digital-triptych/
> >>>
> >>
> >> The twist is the tablet does not have a single center parting but rather
> >> two folds that divide it into three panels, with Xiaomi claiming in a
> >> tweet: “It is the world’s first ever double folding phone.”
> >>
> >> ...
> >>
> >> Xiaomi’s triptych looks to offer a more pleasing design for handling the
> >> inevitable air gap created by a folding screen by concealing the ends in
> >> the middle of the dual folded panels.
> >> ####
> >> ####
> >>
> >> Here is an extension to the meaning of three pieces of art:
> >>
> >> ****
> >> 32 works of fiction from around the world to watch for this fall
> >> CBC Books
> >> 22 Aug 2019
> >>
> >>
> https://www.cbc.ca/books/32-works-of-fiction-from-around-the-world-to-watch-for-this-fall-1.5220597
> >> <
> >>
> https://www.cbc.ca/books/32-works-of-fiction-from-around-the-world-to-watch-for-this-fall-1.5220597
> >>>
> >>
> >> Africville tells the story of three generations of a family as they
> drift
> >> away from their roots in Nova Scotia. Structured as a triptych, the book
> >> begins with Kath Ella during the Great Depression, who struggles to
> raise
> >> her family amid suspicious stares from white-skinned neighbours. Her son
> >> Omar grows up frustrated by the racial prejudices he faces, and ends up
> >> rebelling against his family. Kath Ella's grandson Warner then takes up
> the
> >> narrative from his father.
> >> ####
> >> ####
> >>
> >> But there are other uses that seem to just mean “a set of three.”
> >>
> >> ****
> >> Cultural tourism on the rise on the Greek islands
> >> Niko Efstathiou
> >> 17 Aug 2019
> >>
> >>
> http://www.ekathimerini.com/243568/gallery/ekathimerini/life/cultural-tourism-on-the-rise-on-the-greek-islands
> >> <
> >>
> http://www.ekathimerini.com/243568/gallery/ekathimerini/life/cultural-tourism-on-the-rise-on-the-greek-islands
> >>>
> >> With each incremental step, the Greek islands are bringing cultural
> >> tourism into the spotlight, transforming the reductive stereotype into a
> >> proud new triptych: “sun, sea and culture.”
> >> ####
> >> ####
> >>
> >> ****
> >> Call him King Trump
> >> Jane Greenway Carr
> >> 25 Aug 2019
> >>
> >>
> https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/25/opinions/call-him-king-trump-opinion-weekly-column-carr/index.html
> >> <
> >>
> https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/25/opinions/call-him-king-trump-opinion-weekly-column-carr/index.html
> >>>
> >>
> >> The United States of America isn't the first country to endure an
> >> "unhinged" leader, observed John Avlon, but the nation may be facing a
> new
> >> threshold with Trump's triptych this week: making the "chosen one"
> comment,
> >> retweeting a conspiracy theorist who called him the "second coming of
> God"
> >> and joking about giving himself a Medal of Honor.
> >> ####
> >> ####
> >>
> >> ****
> >> Wente Untucked: Vineyard Table and Tasting Lounge
> >> Nicholas Boer
> >> 23 Aug 2019
> >>
> >>
> http://www.diablomag.com/September-2019/Wente-Untucked-Vineyard-Table-and-Tasting-Lounge/
> >> <
> >>
> http://www.diablomag.com/September-2019/Wente-Untucked-Vineyard-Table-and-Tasting-Lounge/
> >>>
> >>
> >> In the airy space, a triptych of vineyards echoes the historic
> >> fifth-generation family-run winery’s extensive, award-winning wine
> list—as
> >> do the gnarly vines of Wente clone chardonnay that are displayed behind
> >> glass at the bar.
> >> ####
> >> ####
> >>
> >> ****
> >> The Defence Industrial Triptych: Government as a Customer, Sponsor and
> >> Regulator of Defence Industry
> >> Henrik Heidenkamp, John Louth, Trevor Taylor
> >> 20 Feb 2015 (Google-dated)
> >> https://tinyurl.com/y4rlch5f <https://tinyurl.com/y4rlch5f>
> >>
> >> [No citations other than the title]
> >> ####
> >> ####
> >>
> >> Benjamin Barrett (he/his/him)
> >> Formerly of Seattle, WA
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