8.22.2008

proper term for "one tracking"

jones girls are known for one tracking. i think we come by it honestly, seeing as how both of my parents do it. oh come on, dad - you know you do, too. so imagine my amusement this morning when i saw that the word of the day is the proper term for one tracking.

idée fixe \ee-day-FEEKS\ noun
: an idea that dominates one's mind especially for a prolonged period : obsession

Example sentence:
The fear that he was going to be fired became such an idee fixe for Toby that he could think of nothing else.

3 comments:

Mom said...

Oh yeah, we are all one trackers all the way. Glad you found a fancy name for it.

MiaKatia said...

Nice! Love that is has a proper term now.

Tiburon said...

I think I still like "one tracking"