The tMP Reverse English Dictionary..

Discussion in 'Thread Games & Totally Random...' started by andyp, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. andyp

    andyp Active Member

    In the style of the tMP Dictionary, but the other way round, i.e. give a definition that doesn't (yet) have a word to go with it, then the next person gives the word and another definition, etc...

    I'll start....

    - The feeling you get when you realise you should have come in half a bar ago.....
  2. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    How about: havimisseditosis?

    The propensity for players of large instruments to belittle those at the top end of the band
  3. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member


    The propensity for players with small instruments to drool at big boys
  4. andyp

    andyp Active Member

    Bassis Envy :biggrin:

    The feeling a conductor gets when he realises he just beat too many/ to few beats in the bar...
  5. DaveR

    DaveR Active Member

    Percussionalia :tongue:

    The sinking feeling you get during a major solo when you realise your 1st valve slide is full of water...
  6. andyp

    andyp Active Member


    The explosive noise caused by coughing, belching, sneezing and breathing in simultaneously.
  7. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member


    The horrible feeling when you realise you should have used the solo part after all!
  8. andyp

    andyp Active Member


    The slight deafness suffered by principal corents due to the sop player aiming just above their right ear....
  9. bassmittens

    bassmittens Member


    The dizziness experienced from chucking your lungs down a bass at fff for 6 bars without a breath.........
  10. andyp

    andyp Active Member


    The narrowing of vision caused by holding the last note of "Pines of Rome" on just half a beat too long at ffff..
  11. Ipswich trom

    Ipswich trom Member

  12. Ipswich trom

    Ipswich trom Member


    The feeling of horror that overwhelms you when you realise you are playing an arrangement of a classical concerto in the wrong key.
  13. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member


    The feeling you get in the pit of your stomach just before you play the fff pedal C when you can hear the rest of the band is ppp and you don't know if you are in the right place or not but you are going to go for it anyway.
  14. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member


    The feeling you have after just completing a virtuoso (in your head) solo performance, only to be greeted by tepid applause bordering on silence.
  15. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member


    The main way of making friends and achieving success in the brass band communit.
  16. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member


    The correct method for controlling a sustained ppp top Eb
  17. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member


    The single child who is brought up in a brass band family.
  18. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member

    pete de foie bras

    the term for a tuning slide that wont budge
  19. Mesmerist

    Mesmerist Well-Known Member


    the inability to "swing" in a brass band
  20. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member


    the ability to play two instruments at the same time

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