[Ads-l] triptych

Dennis During dcduring at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 26 07:49:33 EDT 2019


TripTik has been a trademark of AAA since the late 1950s.

The still use the brand and offer the paper product in addition to online
PC and phone products.

It seems like a well-selected name, combining "tri-", "trip", "ticket" into
a homophone  for one pronunciation of "triptych".

On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 1:37 AM Mark Mandel <markamandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 25, 2019, 8:40 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
> wrote:
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> > > 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
> >
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> "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
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> > >> 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
> > >>
> > >>
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> https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/23/xiaomi-teases-a-double-folding-smartphone-ohhai-digital-triptych/
> > >> <
> > >>
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> 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
> > >> <
> > >>
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> 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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