PESO: This is not a waiter

Daniel J. Matyola danmatyola at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 17:02:28 EDT 2013


http://www.wordhippo.com/what-is/the-opposite-of/hoi_polloi.html
Dan Matyola
http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola


On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 2:03 PM, John <johnsessoms at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Yes, thank you.
>
> But it still doesn't explain why the on-line dictionaries failed so
> abysmally.
>
>
> On 8/23/2013 1:37 PM, Bob W wrote:
>>
>> Hoi oligoi
>>
>> Hoi polloi = the many (close your eyes and think of 'poly-')
>>
>> Oligos = few. Think oligarchy.
>>
>> B
>>
>> On 23 Aug 2013, at 17:58, John <johnsessoms at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>> If you're one of them asthete cognoscenti conno-sewer types, you must
>>> use the approved language when discussing *art*.
>>>
>>> "Painted bronze" is what it's called out here amongst the great unwashed
>>> hoi polloi.
>>>
>>> On a different note, I've found another failure by the internet.
>>>
>>> None of the on-line dictionaries shows an antonym for "hoi polloi";
>>> plenty of synonyms, but no antonyms.
>>>
>>> Had to come up with them myself. Bummer!
>>>
>>> 8-D
>>>
>>> On 8/22/2013 1:44 PM, Daniel J. Matyola wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I think the plaque said painted bronze, but that may be the same thing,
>>>> Dan Matyola
>>>> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 12:12 PM, John <johnsessoms at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I believe the accepted term in *art* is "polychrome bronze".
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 8/21/2013 9:49 PM, Daniel J. Matyola wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks, Cotty and Rick.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The waitress is real, but the waiter behind her is not.  He is not
>>>>>> exactly wooden, however, but painted bronze.  He is located in the
>>>>>> patio of the Peacock Cafe at Grounds for Sculpture.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The waiter is a work based on a figure in the background of Edouard
>>>>>> Manet’s painting Chez le Pere Lathuille:
>>>>>> http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chez_le_p%C3%A8re_Lathuille
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The waiter is one of a number of works at Grounds for Sculpture based
>>>>>> on famous Impressionistic paintings:
>>>>>> http://untappedcities.com/2013/01/18/grounds-for-sculpture/
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dan Matyola
>>>>>> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Rick Womer <rwomer1004 at yahoo.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yes, he seems a bit stiff; I imagine his personality has been
>>>>>>> described
>>>>>>> as wooden.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Though his family probably regards him as a chip off the old block.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Rick
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://photo.net/photos/RickW
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> To: Pentax-Discuss Mail List <pdml at pdml.net>
>>>>>>> Cc:
>>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 5:43 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: PESO: This is not a waiter
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=17504451
>>>>>>> Comments are invited.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Dan Matyola
>>>>>>> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
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