Does anyone know what 'degringolade' means? I haven't heard it before and don't have a dictionary to hand. The word appears in Clement Crisp's RB review in today's FT. Given the tone of CC's review I'd guess it means something along the lines of 'banquet of putrescence', but I am prepared to be pleasantly surprised.
4. "RE: Degringolade, anyone?"
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"RB on the slide" would seem to summarize CC's thoughts. The mention of a "dégringolade" (tumble) comes at the end of a paragraph detailing CC's views on the inadequacies of present programming, just after a reference to the Cresta Run. I'm glad to see that he also mentions the current lack of attention to musical direction for the RB.