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  • Raj: What are you drawing over there?

  • Sheldon: It’s a hypothetical containment field for a Frisbee-sized wormhole that could serve as a portal to a parallel universe.

hypothetical [ˌhaɪpəˈθɛtɪkəl]

adj. 假设的,假定的、有前提的、爱猜想的、假想

  • Howard: Oh, you silly doodlebug.

doodlebug ['dudəlˌbʌg]

n. 狮蚁,超小型赛车、小机动车

  • Leonard: You know, a lot of scientists believe that making contact with other life-forms would probably not end well for us.

  • Sheldon: It’s a Frisbee-sized wormhole, Leonard. You can block it with a Frisbee. Calm down.

  • Howard: Do you expect me to build this?

  • Sheldon: I expect you to wipe the pudding off your chin. Gentlemen.

  • Howard: Have you guys ever noticed that Sheldon always disappears every day at two forty-five?

  • Leonard: Really?

  • Raj: He probably just goes to the bathroom.

  • Leonard: Actually, no, he goes to the bathroom at 8 a.m. with optional follow-ups at one forty-five and seven ten high-fibre Fridays.

fibre [ˈfaɪbɚ]

n. 纤维、性格、硬纸板纤维板

  • Raj: It’s sad that you know that.

  • Leonard: Oh, that’s just the tip of the sadness iceberg.

iceberg [ˈaɪsbɜrg]

n. 冰山、(事物全貌的)一小部分、冷若冰霜的人

  • Howard: I’m looking at his public calendar. Two forty-five to three-oh-five, nothing. Yesterday, two forty-five to three-oh-five, nothing, last week, nothing, last month, nothing. He never has anything booked during that time.

  • Raj: Twenty minutes a day, completely unaccounted for.

unaccounted for

adj. 不知下落的;未予说明的

  • Howard: We should figure out where he goes.

  • Raj: Ooh, this is exciting. Like one of my classic murder mystery dinner parties.

murder [ˈmɜrdə(r)]

n. 谋杀、杀戮、极艰难[令人沮丧]的经历

vt. 凶杀、糟蹋、打垮

vi. 杀人

mystery [ˈmɪstəri]

n. 秘密,谜、神秘,神秘的事物、推理小说,推理剧、常作 mysteries 秘技,秘诀

  • Leonard: Right, the case of who murdered three Saturday nights of my life?

  • Howard: Colonel Koothrapali in the kitchen with the olive spread.

olive [ˈɑlɪv]

n. 橄榄、橄榄树、橄榄色、油橄榄

adj. 橄榄色的、黄褐色的、淡褐色的、橄榄绿的

  • Raj: It was tapenade and you guys suck.