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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">I think it&#8217;s kinda of a cool&nbsp; swing on the name but &nbsp;is there any concern about the negative aspects of the word itself?&nbsp;
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">A<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b>tantrum</b><span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>(or<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b>temper
 tantrum</b><span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>or<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b>tirade</b><span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>or<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b>hissy fit</b>) is an<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emotion" title="Emotion"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0B0080;background:white;text-decoration:none">emotional</span></a><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">outburst,
 usually associated with children or those in emotional distress, that is typically characterized by<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/stubborn" title="wikt:stubborn"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#663366;background:white;text-decoration:none">stubbornness</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crying" title="Crying"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0B0080;background:white;text-decoration:none">crying</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screaming" title="Screaming"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0B0080;background:white;text-decoration:none">screaming</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yelling" title="Yelling"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0B0080;background:white;text-decoration:none">yelling</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrieking" title="Shrieking"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0B0080;background:white;text-decoration:none">shrieking</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/defy" title="wikt:defy"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#663366;background:white;text-decoration:none">defiance</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angry" title="Angry"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#0B0080;background:white;text-decoration:none">angry</span></a><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/rant" title="wikt:rant"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#663366;background:white;text-decoration:none">ranting</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">,
 a resistance to attempts at pacification and, in some cases, violence. Physical control may be lost, the person may be unable to remain still, and even if the &quot;goal&quot; of the person is met he or she may not be calmed.<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>A
 tantrum may be expressed in a tirade: a protracted, angry, or violent speech.</span><sup id="cite_ref-babycentre_1-1"><span style="font-size:8.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#252525;background:white">
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<p class="MsoNormal"><sup><span style="font-size:22.0pt;color:#252525;background:white">Hopefully this is not the image that we will project with the name!<o:p></o:p></span></sup></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><sup><span style="font-size:22.0pt;color:#252525;background:white">Dan</span></sup><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> theaterfacultystaff-bounces@listserv.ohio.edu [mailto:theaterfacultystaff-bounces@listserv.ohio.edu]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Lincoln, Michael<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, June 03, 2015 5:56 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> Theater List Serv<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [Theaterfacultystaff] Tantrum Theater?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Dear Theater Faculty,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">The 2015 Class of MFA Actors called themselves Tantrum because they discovered that the collective noun for Bobcats is a Tantrum. It has been suggested that we
 name the Theater Company in Dublin Tantrum Theater. The Dean, Rachel Cornish, Dan Dennis and I have discussed this and like the idea and we wanted to bring it to you all and see if there are any objections or alternate suggestions. In addition to being an
 veiled reference to OHIO University, it is a fitting reference to the last class to appear at Monomoy. And it&#8217;s not The Bobcats, god forbid! We need to decide on a name this summer in order for Advancement to start working on donors for the theater.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">This is a website that references a Tantrum of Bobcats.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">I hope your summers are going well. We finally have air conditioning back in Kantner!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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