What is the bell?
To tell someone or many people about something or send out the word about important events or happenings in hopes that others will do the same.
Home girl #1: Hey did you hear about what's going on with?...did you know what's going on at?
Home girl #2: No I didn't but thanks for tellin' me.
Home girl #1: Rock the bells!
The bell - what is it?
What you do in WWF Warzone (N64) in a weapons match when you have a bell and your opponent is stunned. Originated in Buyers Hall at Princeton University.
"Schools in, Sound the Bell, Motherf***er!"
What does "the bell" mean?
To severely hit or smack another person. One is usually in the hurt bag after having their bell rung. See dial tone.
Damn, when Frank told the chick that she was fat, she just rang his bell right there in the bar. Man, he hit the floor!
The bell - what does it mean?
Getting kicked in the nuts.
Bloke 1: That bird got me right between the bells, she did!
Bloke 2: Blimey!
A festival/Concert Consisting of the Sickest illems Hip hop Mc's such as Immortal Technique, Del Tha Funkee Homosapian, Mos Def,and Murs 3:16. If you aint been to one you havent lived.
Friend 1: Hey Man Did you go to Rock the bells yesterday?
Friend 2: WHAT! I MISSED IT! AHHHHH (jumps of cliff)
In what is internally referred to as "The Business" (ie. any of the multitude of direct sales offices that sprung out of DS-Max, Cydcor, Granton, Smartcircle, Credico etc.), this is a term referring to hitting ones sales goal of selling enough to earn $100 personal profit for the day. This can equate to a certain number of sales dependent upon the campaign. For example, if one earns $50 commission per sale and then "ringing the bell" entails closing two sales.
This is not only an idiomatic expression as it refers to the literal ringing of a bell after returning to the office from a day in the field. All reps who earned the minimum $100 profit ring a large bell signifying their results and are congratulated by their fellow sales reps in a raucous, high-energy ceremony.
Rep 1: How did you do today?
Rep 2: I did alright, I closed $129 in profit!
Rep 1: Hell yeah, go on ring the bell man!
*High fives ensue*
To re-adjust the position of church bells in order to change tone or pitch, circa 1500 BCE.
The priest needs to turn the bells for the upcoming funeral to get a more sombre tone.
The Bell Jar is the only novel ever written by poet Sylvia Plath. Plath is able to capture perfectly what it is like to be stuck in a pit of depression, and how it hard it is to dig yourself out, if you even can.
The book was semi-autobiographical of Plath's life. To protect herself and the charachters based on real people, she first published the book under the name Victoria Lucas. It wasn't published under her real name until 1971, 9 years after Plath's suicide in 1963.
(Spoilers ahead.)The book follows Esther Greenwood (The main charachter who Plath based herself on) who although is a striving young writer, finds herself spiraling downward into depression and eventually a suicide attempt. She eventually is put into a mental institution. Esther is given electroshock therapy, which, along with therapy helps to her to regain her sanity and cure her depression, which she describes in a most beautifully sad way, as being "trapped under a bell jar, stewing in her own sour air" (Spoilers end.)
The book's portrayal of coping with and overcoming depression has made it a classic that many women can relate to.
From "The Bell Jar"
(Esther is about to leave the asylum, and her doctor has told her to think of her past as 'a bad dream')
-"A bad dream.
To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is the bad dream.
A bad dream.
I remembered everything."-
Explosive diarrhea normally cause by eating fast food, specifically Taco Bell - hence the name.
Good god where's the bathroom, I've freaking got the bells.
Other uses - Where's the bathroom, I need to ring the bell.
A nickname used for Taco Bell
It is the most amazing orgasmic fast food place ever. All the cool kids go there too eat its cheap deliciousness.
Dude wanna hit up the bell? I could destroy a five layer or a chicken burrito.