Mr. Blues

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Re: misnomer  •  January 23, 2013, 8:45am  •  2 votes

I believe that this issue my have been the deciding factor in the U.S. Presidential election. In the second debate Obama refered to his usage of the term "Acts of Terror" but Romney had argued that th

Re: misnomer  •  January 23, 2013, 5:01am  •  0 vote

Would using "the" clear this all up? My father, who is a jazz musician, once said, "I was never interest in playing the simple stuff.". Given the context it was obvious he was talking about blues m

Re: misnomer  •  January 22, 2013, 3:12pm  •  0 vote

Sure, but if my name was "Bob" and when I tried to swim I just sank like a rock, then it would be a misnomer, right?!

Re: misnomer  •  January 22, 2013, 3:10pm  •  0 vote

Aurie, your example of "African-inspired music" could be seen as way more generic than mine (could apply to Rock, Blues, R & B, Traditional, Afro-Cuban, Jazz, hip hop, etc). What gives and who decides

Re: misnomer  •  January 22, 2013, 2:53pm  •  2 votes

As an example: When I was younger, I would go into eat at my favorite restaurant and the waitress would greet me by saying, “Hello, Handsome!” In this instance she was using “Handsome” as a name, a

Re: misnomer  •  January 22, 2013, 9:54am  •  0 vote

Thank you both for your thoughts on this. My question isn’t about her use on the term “simple music”, it is about mine (we had already been drinking wine, so I’m not even sure she did use it). The