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Elmira Star-Gazette

Elmira Star-Gazette
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:07:30 -0700

Sriram said he has seen Jairam grow in the past year through more competition and learning new words, definitions and etymologies. "He is starting to think more and more as a speller. I am curious to see how he will do," he said. Peter Ijaika is Jairam ...

Nottingham Post

Nottingham Post
Tue, 19 May 2015 22:03:32 -0700

And whilst there are various folk etymologies that attempt to explain the prefix 'straw' with reference to strange straw-based traditions, it most likely simply derives from 'strewn', due to the disparate nature of the berries on the plant. We have ...

Irish Times

Irish Times
Fri, 15 May 2015 04:42:39 -0700

Presented by Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo, Slate's Lexicon Valley is an infectious podcast about language and linguistics, exploring everything from etymologies to literary translation, and all in the most inviting and delightful way possible. For those ...
 
The Week Magazine
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:07:30 -0700

When I was young, other kids — and sometimes certain adults — used to half-whisper secret, privileged information. Information about… four-letter words. Information that made me see things in a whole new way. Information that was sometimes conflicting.
 
BMC Blogs Network
Fri, 08 May 2015 01:26:15 -0700

Since Chinese and English use completely different set of characters and their terms have completely different etymologies, naïve application of the structure-based approach [24] does not work. However, recent study [25] showed that a refined method of ...

AppAdvice

AppAdvice
Thu, 07 May 2015 13:03:45 -0700

... 800 fun language topics - Slideshows – fascinating facts about language - Quiz widget - test your vocabulary with Word of the Day quizzes - Word origin - find out interesting etymologies - Favorite words and search history – never forget the words ...
 
Albany Democrat Herald (blog)
Fri, 01 May 2015 16:00:21 -0700

I love words. I love their etymologies. I love mashing them together, crushing them into symphonies. I've even railed in this space against the overuse of “relevant” as a synonym for “popular” and lamented the decline of “thong.” But I don't mind ...

Washington Free Beacon

Washington Free Beacon
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:01:04 -0700

Audacious parents-to-be could do worse than to consult the idiosyncratic list of “Some first names,” which provides both meanings and etymologies for, among others, Glenys, Evadne, Euphemia, Auriel, and Clodagh; Washington Free Beacon readers will be ...
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