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  1. Wikipedia:Featured article candidates - Wikipedia

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    There is one vague estimate which has been reproduced a few times. I don't know the ultimate origin of the estimate (the book I found it in doesn't use in-line citations) but it's rather believable. Added it in the beginning of the Isotopes section.--R8R 20:19, 6 July 2020 (UTC)

  2. Wikipedia:Peer review/December 2013 - Wikipedia

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    Sentences in Wikipedia tend to be on the short side, and our Manual of Style suggests using Plain English style. We are really doing a kind of technical writing, here, unlike essay writing, where sentences tend to be longer. Long, complex sentences are usually broken up here when articles progress to consideration for promotion. I disagree that ...

  3. Oizumi, Akio. 1991 –92. A complete concordance to the works of Geoffrey Chaucer.Kunihiro Miki (programmer). 10 vols. (Alpha-Omega, Reihe C, Englische Autoren.)

  4. Introduction to Linguistics | Jolanta Bachan

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    Jan 30, 2007 · 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]

  5. languagehat.com : Cavafy in Turkish.

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    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.

  6. flwyd | Entries tagged with word

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    Apr 09, 2021 · The second/third meanings can get very general, of which the ship's name is a specialization. The pubic hair one amuses me the most, however. First attested in the 1470s as Middle English escochon, from Anglo-French escuchoun, from Vulgar Latin an unattested Vulgar Latin form derived from Latin scūtum, shield.---L.

  7. languagehat.com : ORDOBAZARETS.

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    Feb 27, 2011 · 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.

  8. Pseudonym - Unionpedia, the concept map

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    , The Great Waldo Pepper, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Gun Seller, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (film), The Hardy Boys, The Haunted Showboat, The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala, The Hits (Dr. Bombay album), The Hive (website), The Homosexuals (CBS Reports), The Horus Heresy (novels), The Hostile Hospital, The Hot Zone ...

  9. Could this portrait be of a young William Shakespeare ...

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    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. Literature

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    Feb 02, 2011 · English literature is the literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; for example, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Joseph Conrad was born in Poland, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Edgar Allan Poe was American, V.S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad, and Vladimir Nabokov was Russian, but all are considered ...

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