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  1. Wikipedia:Featured article candidates - Wikipedia › wiki › Wikipedia:Votes_for

    FAs exemplify Wikipedia's very best work and satisfy the FA criteria. All editors are welcome to review nominations; please see the review FAQ. Before nominating an article, nominators may wish to receive feedback by listing it at Peer review.

  2. Wikipedia:Peer review/December 2013 - Wikipedia › wiki › Wikipedia:Peer_review

    I like the explanation about the word’s origin and current meaning. Although I would move its current meaning to the beginning, where you talk about the word’s origin. That way it will probably feel more connected, following a bit on Ashley’s feedback.

  3. The Evolution of Pragmatic Markers in English - August 2017

  4. flwyd | Entries tagged with word › tag › word

    (emphasis mine). It was impolite to directly refer to women's genitals in a slang dictionary! Contemporary society has dropped many centuries-old taboos, including direct genital discourse in many contexts. So let's also drop the taboo on calling a cunt a cunt. Twat (origin unknown) gained use in the 1650s, perhaps as a more polite replacement ...

  5. Introduction to Linguistics | Jolanta Bachan › en › portfolios

    sign-meaning similarities; sound symbolism - the sign is similar to its meaning. Sound symbolism or phonosemantics is a branch of linguistics and refers to the idea that vocal sounds have meaning. An important concept for understanding this idea is phoneme: phonemes are written between slashes like this /b/. [1]

  6. : ORDOBAZARETS. › ordobazarets

    According to this Russian wikipedia article, before that, in the 17th Century, gost’ had a specific meaning, it was a merchant ‘title’ granted by the tsar and carried with it special privileges, including the right to trade abroad. There were only about 30 ‘titled’ gost’s at the time.

  7. : Cavafy in Turkish. › cavafy-in-turkish

    Dec 22, 2013 · 1650s, ‘table of contents of a series of lectures, etc.,’ from Late Latin syllabus ‘list,’ a misreading of Greek sittybos (plural of sittyba ‘parchment label, table of contents,’ of unknown origin) in a 1470s edition of Cicero’s “Ad Atticum” iv.5 and 8. The proper plural would be syllabi.

  8. Pseudonym - Unionpedia, the concept map › i › Pseudonym

    A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym). 5393 relations.

  9. Could this portrait be of a young William Shakespeare ... › 2017/10/06 › could-this

    Oct 06, 2017 · Perhaps this has meaning, or it may be the lace maker made a mistake. It is also possible the artist got carried away with his brush and added an extra couple of arms to the star by mistake. The elaborate lace collar worn by the sitter of The Cobbe Portrait also shows a carefully defined repeating pattern, but, as far as I can see, no similar ...

  10. Citrus - Unionpedia, the concept map › i › Citrus

    An alcopop (or cooler, spirit cooler in South African English, or malternative in American slang) is a term describing certain flavored alcoholic beverages with relatively low alcohol content (e.g., 3–7% alcohol by volume), including.

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