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word: garrulous


Definition: (adjective) Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk.
Synonyms: chatty, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky
Usage: One day the elder Pokrovski came to see us, and chattered in a brisk, cheerful, garrulous sort of way. Discuss.

GREAT PERFORMANCES: Georges Bizet Menuet & Farandole/L’Arlésienne, suite nr. 2 – DR Symfoniorkestret – de Burgos

Georges Bizet (1838-1875) L’Arlésienne, suite nr. 2 (1872): Menuet og Farandole – Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret – Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos


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“CQD” Distress Signal Adopted (1904)

“CQD” was one of the first Morse code distress signals adopted for radio use. The Marconi Marine Communication Company began using it in 1904, but by 1908, “CQD” had largely been supplanted by “SOS,” a simpler code. Contrary to popular belief, “CQD” does not stand for “Come Quick, Danger” or “Come Quickly: Distress.” Rather, it combines the call “CQ“—a general call to all stations stemming from the French word sécurité—with “D” for “distress.” What was its most famous use? More… Discuss


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Polovtsian Dances with Chorus (from ‘Prince Igor’)

USSR Radio Large Chor/Klavdi Ptitsa
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Svetlanov
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