Tuesday, 15 September 2009



1. the male of the honeybee and other bees, stingless and making no honey.
2. a remote control mechanism, as a radio-controlled airplane or boat.
3. a person who lives on the labor of others; parasitic loafer.
4. a drudge.

–verb (used without object)
1. to make a dull, continued, low, monotonous sound; hum; buzz.
2. to speak in a monotonous tone.
3. to proceed in a dull, monotonous manner (usually followed by “on”).
–verb (used with object)
4. to say in a dull, monotonous tone.
5. Music.
a. a continuous low tone produced by the bass pipes or bass strings of musical instruments.
b. the pipes (esp. of the bagpipe) or strings producing this tone.
c. a bagpipe equipped with such pipes.
6. a monotonous low tone; humming or buzzing sound.
7. a person who speaks in a monotonous tone.

Lecture droning on
A travel back to school years.
Low light on the wall.


martha said...

I hope this isn't a comment on the training you've just attended.

spacedlaw said...

The first lectures in the afternoon had the most boring speakers. I remained awake but some of my colleagues did not.