2016年10月21日 星期五

-athon


紀念David Kerridge
今天讀一則新聞: 
On Oct. 31, Q2 Music celebrates new music's favorite holiday, Halloween, with Q2's first 24-hour scarathon of hair-raising microtones, densely clustered choruses and heart-pumping slasher film suites: http://bit.ly/16kuHGv
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其實這字根十幾年前英國的David Kerridge教授在email就教過我了.
今年他過世了. 我用英文寫篇感謝給其家人.
我們從未謀面.


-athon
Entry from World dictionary
suffix
• forming nouns denoting an action or activity which is carried on for a very long time or on a very large scale, typically to raise funds for charity:talkathon walkathon
Origin:
on the pattern of (mar)athon
On Thursday, Oct. 31, Q2 Music celebrates new music's favorite holiday, Halloween, with its first 24-hour scarathon of hair-raising microtones,…
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