Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: WHISTLER & more

My Word of the Day

WHISTLER (WHI’STLER) n.s.[from whistle.]One who whistles.

The prize was a guinea to be conferred upon the ablest whistler, who could whistle clearest, and go through his tune without laughing. Addison.

Recent references to WHISTLER on Twitter

@JonKeenNLSports From the @RadioNLNews sports desk: – #DewarGate heats up between Storm and @KIJHL – Blazer angle in Karlsson block… https://t.co/kX3ZE6V9PW

@johnrieber Panorama Ridge trail – Whistler Hikes https://t.co/99sPMCMRRu via @Josyishere

@wc_whistler Fri 07:00: Mostly Cloudy; Temp 5.4 C; Humidity 100%; Press 101.6 kPa / falling. https://t.co/NWkFf9bhKd

@j_whistler @1alvo_lad I live here. It’s because the circular winds blew the Neuse River upstream from Pamlico sound

@bcpoli A lot of politicians in on this, a lot. Non-partisan as far as I can tell. Reporters probably like the Whistler gig… https://t.co/nTN7jwVYjk

@SteveWalsh3 Now we have a whistler. lol.

@BlakeTapper @KeseysNotion @lunasandwichbot @gina_goldberg I think I’m the dog Whistler, only because it looks like the easiest job in that cartoon

@SelenaMMoon @goodreads Finishing Graham’s The Whistler. The current focal character has a firm grip on the Idiot Ball and I’m exasperated.

@j_whistler @NC_Gal_AtHeart I’m across the street from Bosch. Nothing of note here. Just raining.

@Burn_This_ Mr. Whistler said he didn’t mute anyone, but I haven’t heard anyone else having muting issues, so I’m hoping I was… https://t.co/km3twS7mEu

@moniqueamarion Let’s just say I’m not exactly cool with the Whistler peak to peak gondola stopping in the middle of the peaks. 😂… https://t.co/rl8SmRBowr

@whistler_lisa Amber Says What: Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Ad, Aretha Franklin’s Funeral https://t.co/1d0iFUojbO via @YouTube

@bcpoli BC is in the middle of a housing crisis as described by the Prime Minister of Canada. BC’s politicians met in Whist… https://t.co/SF2K90JCAP

@JacobyDave I’m at Whistler Hall of Agricultural Research (WSLR) – – https://t.co/YOhdIWmf1I

@wa_whistler Daily almanac for September 14: https://t.co/4Mk5MjymHW https://t.co/XmlkvriC2w

@VeronicaMae27 You shouldn’t say it is not good. You should say, you do not like it; and then, you know, you’re perfectly safe.… https://t.co/URwaCPAQp1

@JeffLarsen75 @calgarysun The good news is Calgary taxpayers get the chance to pay for upgrades to the ski jump facilities in Whistler BC. #win

@CharleyParkerLC Etchings by 19th century surgeon Francis Seymour Hayden. Lines and Colors: https://t.co/fKBL8Orttg #art #drawing… https://t.co/MnsEiF20bK

@wc_whistler Fri 06:00: Mainly Clear; Temp 5.2 C; Humidity 100%; Press 101.6 kPa / falling. https://t.co/rSaXlCcZ0q

@ComptonVerney Thrilled to be voted in the top 10 exhibitions of 2018 by @guardian! Whistler and Nature opens 20th October.… https://t.co/hLNFyiGGAT

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@ChristieFamDent Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson

@cruisessydney 1900 3vol The Life of Samuel Johnson James Boswell Fine Binding Biography https://t.co/aa44NnEiIu https://t.co/eGh6Aemns8

@mayfair_knights #FamousHousesOfLondon Dr Johnson’s House was once the home of Samuel Johnson who we have to thank for the formal di… https://t.co/d3jjdCtqSO

@GreatBabyItem 1825 6vols The Works of Samuel Johnson With Murphy’s Essay Robert Lynam Edition https://t.co/zNfnKVCvRs https://t.co/ymfVHg2AJS

@BestDVDsB 1824 4 Vols Life of Samuel JOHNSON by James BOSWELL https://t.co/68kXhT6ucP https://t.co/bZdHs1I7Cx

@AlanizTaco 1824 4 Vols Life of Samuel JOHNSON by James BOSWELL https://t.co/8iquzOlQ9m https://t.co/uYVP4ytKJF

@ski9389216 Just Us- Samuel Jonathan Johnson 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

@ski9389216 My Music- Samuel Jonathan Johnson 🔥🔥🔥

@australian77 1825 11vol The Works of Samuel Johnson Oxford English Classics Lives of Poets https://t.co/CvVz8D0R8Q https://t.co/U7cTFHpodo

@marthamconway We know only four boring people. #writingprompt #10minwriting (from Samuel Johnson Is Indignant by Lydia Davis)

@LanderholmLaw “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

@TenantLawGroup “Nothing can be truly great which is not right.” – Samuel Johnson

@periyakulam To cultivate kindness, is a valuable part of the business of life. – Samuel Johnson https://t.co/4QUukD9TXn

@MarionFiedlerTN The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality. Instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as t… https://t.co/nktKUwdybu

@Soulecting Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. Samuel Johnson #quotes

@SnoozeInBrief I two-thirds-agree with @xtophercook: "verbal warning" makes me imagine a "non-verbal warning" as a scowl and shake… https://t.co/wWLaN6LmSq

@Quotes4Greatest Politeness is fictitious benevolence. ~ Samuel Johnson

@GreatestMindQ "Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance." – Samuel Johnson

@hungdaman24 I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his wo… https://t.co/kaept7618o

@ChrisPetB2B Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement. Samuel Johnson

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