I'm pretty excited for the connections I've been able to make with these last few participants, and I'm looking forward to going back into the ones I coded a while back and hopefully finding similar connections among those as well. At some point I'll need to throw a bunch of big key concepts onto the floor again, mess them around into one of my office/prison piles (just figuratively), and then pull them back together into something more cohesive. Seems like things are coming together, though, so this is good!
Wife subscribed to a service that delivers a "word of the day" to her e-mail each morning. Today's word was (are you ready for this?):
I can hardly believe the timing of this!DissertPronunciation:(di-SUHRT)Meaning:verb intr.: To speak or write at length on a subject.Etymology:From Latin disserere (to arrange in order), from dis- (apart, away) + serere (to join). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ser- (to line up), that is also the source of words such as series, assert, desert (to abandon), desert (a dry sandy region), sort, consort, and sorcerer.