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French politicians have a word on the dictionary’s neutral “iel”

The French president’s wife said it went against the ‘beauty’ of the language, the country’s education minister saw it as a sign of a creeping ‘awakening’ and a parliamentarian was so furious that he complained to the French Academy. The culprit: a three-letter entry in the online edition of Little Robert. Brigitte Macron, wife of […]

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Sparks fly as a neutral pronoun included in the French dictionary – WAVY.com

PARIS (AP) — It’s a neutral pronoun that proves anything but: A non-binary pronoun added to an esteemed French dictionary has sparked a fierce language row in the country. Le Petit Robert introduced the word “iel” – a fusion of “il” (he) and “elle” (elle) – in its online edition last month. While the term […]

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Columbo gets hilarious comedy adaptation as Japanese guide resurfaces

Famous TV detective Columbo gets a hilarious comedy adaptation in a 2011 Japanese guidebook filled with information about the classic show. An old Japanese guide has resurfaced which gives Colombo fans of hilarious new comics to add to their collection. Columbo, of course, is the famous detective from the series of the same name. The […]

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Asos releases circular design guide for designers and brands

“Launching this guide with CSF means we can help accelerate the transition to circular design across the fashion industry.” // Asos and the Center for Sustainable Fashion publish the Asos Circular Design Guide // Guide offers designers and brands details on material choices, recycling techniques and zero-waste cutting methods Asos and the Center for Sustainable […]

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Food and Drink Federation publishes manual to guide manufacturers towards net zero emissions

With new insights into environmental performance in the wake of COP26, the UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) unveiled a manual to help food and drink manufacturers, including confectionery companies, in their quest for net zero emissions. The Achieving Net Zero manual describes how the FDF and the food and beverage industry can address these […]

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Dictionary bosses reveal ‘perseverance’ is the word of 2021 after search spikes during Mars mission

Keep trying… you could become the word of the year! Dictionary bosses reveal ‘perseverance’ is the word of 2021 after searches spike during NASA’s Mars mission Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2021 is ‘perseverance’ Searches for the word spiked after NASA’s Mars mission in February Word was searched on their […]

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4 Diet Tips From Dr Mani Kukreja’s Personal Guide To A Healthier Lifestyle – The Sun Nigeria

Dieting is incredibly difficult. Most people end up depriving their bodies of essential nutrients and nutrients for the purpose of dieting. However, according to Dr Mani Kukreja, dieting is about the little things. Dieting doesn’t mean cutting out most foods; it should be about tweaking it to get a healthier meal plan for your daily […]

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NAR relies on dictionary in latest volley against DOJ

The National Association of Realtors’ latest volley in its case against the US Department of Justice includes images from the Merriam-Webster dictionary that define the words ‘closed’ and ‘open’ – a stark example of the distance between the two sides as they fight to find out if the DOJ can investigate two of the NAR’s […]

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Reducing civilian damage in urban wars: a commander’s handbook – world

While the humanitarian consequences of urban fighting are all too visible in recent examples such as Gaza, Aleppo, Marawi and Mosul, the prevalence of wars in cities is likely to continue to increase as populations become increasingly concentrated. in urban areas. We know that urban warfare kills, injures and displaces far more civilians – and […]

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The Angel Investor’s Handbook, a joint initiative of YourStory & LetsVenture, launched at TechSparks 2021

Rajan Anandan, Anupam Mittal, Sanjay Mehta, Ratan Tata, Kunal Shah and Sachin Bansal. Many consider them to be the best angel investors in India, which is undeniably true. However, let’s not forget that everyone started out small, experimented, made mistakes, and continued the cycle until they were finally successful. It’s a common misconception that it […]

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Editors add 455 new words to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary

Copyright 2021 NPR. To learn more, visit https://www.npr.org. NOEL KING, HOST: Do too many fluffernutters give you the body of a father? IN MARTINEZ, HTE: No. What did you hear? KING: (Laughs). MARTINEZ: Do your a-rama voting sessions still descend into whataboutism? KING: If these questions don’t make sense, don’t worry. You can look up […]

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New words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary

The lexicographers working for Merriam-Webster are not word snobs. They understand better than anyone that the language is constantly changing, and even the silliest slang deserves a place in the dictionary if used enough. After closely following the evolution of the lexicon, Merriam webster added 455 terms to the dictionary in October 2021. A lot […]

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Excerpt from Ed Rosenthal’s ‘Cannabis Grower’s Handbook’: Why Grow Cannabis?

In the garden with Ed Rosenthal and his new book, “Cannabis Grower’s Handbook”. Ed Rosenthal’s latest book, the 738 pages Cannabis Grower’s Handbook (Quick American Publishing, 2021), crowns his long career as an activist and cultivation expert, earning him the title “Guru of Ganja”. In this excerpt, he answers the question “Why grow cannabis?” Why […]

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From Ed Rosenthal’s ‘Cannabis Grower’s Handbook’: Why Grow Cannabis?

In the garden with Ed Rosenthal and his new book, “Cannabis Grower’s Handbook”. Ed Rosenthal’s latest book, 738 pages Cannabis Grower’s Manual (Quick American Publishing, 2021), crowns his long career as an activist and cultivation expert, earning him the title of “Guru of Ganja”. In this excerpt, he answers the question “Why grow cannabis?” ” […]

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World Travel Guide Choice: Recommended Travel Destinations for 2022, Shikoku Selected as One of Top 10 Regions!

Lonely Planet ranked Shikoku in Japan sixth in the regional category of its “Best in Travel 2022” list. TOKYO, JAPAN, October 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Lonely Planet, the world’s most popular travel guide, ranked Japan Shikoku sixth in the regional category on its “Best in Travel 2022” list of recommended travel destinations for 2022. Watch […]

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World Travel Guide Choice: Recommended Travel Destinations for 2022, Shikoku Selected as One of Top 10 Regions! | Taiwan News

~ Shikoku ranked 6th in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2022 Regional Edition〜 TOKYO, JAPAN – Media OutReach – October 28, 2021 – Lonely Planet, the world’s most popular travel guide, ranked Japan Shikoku sixth in the regional category on its “Best in Travel 2022” list of recommended travel destinations for 2022 Watch here: https: […]

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Goodbye Old Employee Handbook: Denise Keyser explains how employers are trying to avoid litigation in the new regulatory climate

Denise Keyser was recently appointed Practice Leader for the Labor and Employment Group at Ballard Spahr, which consists of 32 lawyers in 10 offices. She has over 30 years of experience representing employers in a variety of industries, from healthcare and education to chemical manufacturing, food production and distribution, and public safety. . During the […]

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Michelle Kehoe’s Guide to Children with Autism Receives 5-Star Rating on Amazon

Comprehensive manual designed to guide parents and teachers of children with autism “Recognizing and Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders in Toddlers” by Michelle Kehoe currently ranks among the best guides for people with special children. As a specialist educator who works with young children, Michelle has a broad understanding of SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder) and ASD […]

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Kenyan dictionary; a hilarious look at our tongue

When someone calls you “Kiongozi” it is a sign of respect and deference to your leadership. He is the first cousin of ‘Boss’ and the illegitimate brother of ‘Mkubwa’. Don’t be surprised if they ask you to run for office. But when a Kenyan calls you ‘Kiongozi’, that’s not the compliment you mean. The subtext […]

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BAHS named Jostens 2021 National Yearbook | News, Sports, Jobs

BELLEFONTE – Jostens, the leading producer of directories and student-created content, announced that the Bellefonte Area High School Directories Program has been awarded the 2021 Jostens Yearbook National Excellence Program Award at the Gold level The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes attractive yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping […]

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2021 – 2022 Senior Directory Deadlines

2021 – 2022 Senior Directory Deadlines Main deadlines for seniors Senior quote: No later than November 24e Link to submit: https://forms.office.com/r/gbKHVX3jwq This step can only be done by a senior using their SPS @seattleschools email to log in No profanity and you must provide a name if you are directly citing someone or something. Keep […]

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Oxford English Dictionary surfs the K-wave with great Korean update

If you are looking for a way to describe your new love for K drama after watching Squid game, you could say you ride korean wave. The South Korean survival drama has exposed millions of people to Korean culture and is considered the greatest original series ever released by Netflix. It’s # 1 in over […]

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Directory Lawsuits: How Advertising Rights Class Actions Gained a Second Life Against Ancestry.com

Brett Kavanaugh and Gloria Navarro have breathed new life into a class action campaign against Ancestry.com for the use of childhood names and photographs in digital marketing. Judge Kavanaugh drafted a 5-4 decision last summer that clarified standing in class actions, and Judge Navarro, of the U.S. District Court in Nevada, cited it last month […]

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Ifeoma Ozoma released a handbook to help tech whistleblowers

Former Google, Facebook and Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma launched a free resource guide and new California law the same week. Ifeoma Ozoma Whistleblowers are getting louder in Silicon Valley. Most notable is former Facebook employee Frances Haugen, who testified before Congress this week after revealing documents showing the company was aware of damage to its […]

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Oxford English Dictionary adds 26 new Korean words

Oxford University Press reported that the September dictionary update included 26 words related to Korean culture. SEOUL, Oct 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Some 20 new words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) published by Oxford University Press in Great Britain, reflecting the spread of Korean culture across the world. Oxford University Press […]

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Oxford English Dictionary Gets ‘Update K’ and Adds 20 New Words

The Oxford English Dictionary has become the latest piece of Western culture to be affected by the “Korean wave”. The definitive English language document announced that in response to the growing popularity of some South Korean cultural exports, more than 20 new words of Korean origin have been added to its pages. “K-pop, K-drama, K-beauty, […]

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The Berkeley High Pandemic Yearbook is a time capsule of a historic year

Sarah Darzacq, 16, browses Berkeley High’s 2020-21 yearbook, stopping at her favorite broadcast showcasing student art. Credit: Ally Markovich After school, four teenagers sat behind a table littered with stacks of green directories. “The Berkeley High Handbook” is engraved on each cover with silver lettering, a reference to the chosen theme – documenting how students […]

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Massachusetts State Library: News Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary Of Cats In Literature

01/10/2021 Spotlight on the October collection! Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature Howard M. Chapin (Providence, RI, 1911) This month our Spotlight Collection features one of October’s unofficial mascots: cats! Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature was compiled by Howard […]

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Rockley Photonics Expands Range of Applications for Biomarker Detection Technology | Business | Photonics textbook

Rockley Photonics has extended the range of possible applications of its non-invasive biomarker detection technology to new segments of medical technology. The company has signed strategic partnerships with two of the top ten manufacturers of medical equipment and devices. Rockley did not identify the companies, but said the two have a combined history of over […]

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King’s Lynn Students Receive Lifetime Dictionary

Each year, Trinity Rotary Clubs in Lynn donate picture dictionaries to fourth-graders at all elementary schools in King’s Lynn, which they can use for schoolwork and also at home. Ernie Foreman, president, said: “Although we normally present the books to every student in the school, with Covid-19 we felt we were unable to do so […]

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The Tyrant’s Handbook | Psychology Today United Kingdom

You might be surprised to learn that becoming a tyrant is easy. You don’t need to learn new skills; you just have to remove your consciousness and you don’t have to do it all at once. No lobotomy required. Once you start to become a tyrant, your self-awareness, awareness, and reasoning skills will atrophy and […]

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® Launch of the first digital dictionary of sign language in Azerbaijan – AZERTAC

The first digital dictionary of sign language (www.jestdili.az) for the hearing and speech community was launched in Azerbaijan. The website was developed with the financial support of Nar within the framework of the “Native Sign Language” project, winner of the “Social Projects” competition announced by the “Regional Development” Public Union (RDPU) of the Heydar Aliyev […]

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Guidance on Airport Response to UAS Threats, developed by Woolpert, published by National Safe Skies Alliance

The information is designed to help airports develop planning, response and recovery protocols. DENVER (September 22, 2021) – The “Airport Response to Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Threats” guide has been published by the National Safe Skies Alliance as part of its Airport Security Applied Research (PARAS) program. PARAS is funded by the Federal Aviation Administration […]

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Macquarie Dictionary Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Shameless’ Australian English | Australia News

Today, 40 years have passed since the launch of the first edition of the Macquarie Dictionary – the first comprehensive and truly Australian publication of its kind. The publication of the Macquarie was a symbolic abandonment of colonial English and cultural cringe. (The word “bludger” appeared early on – but “bogan” had to wait for […]

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Anglo-Lotha Dictionary: ‘First Naga Dictionary with International Phonetic Alphabet’ published | Morung Express

IT Advisor, S&T and N&RE, Mmhonlumo Kikon publishes the “Anglo-Lotha Dictionary” at the Wokha District Planning and Development Council meeting held on September 15th. (Photo DIPR) Councilor Kikon congratulates the Department of Art and Culture, Lotha Academy and Professors Yanbeni Yanthan and Dr Imlienla Imchen Wokha, September 15 (MExN): An Anglo-Lotha dictionary was published on […]

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I think we now need a new dictionary

When I grew up in South London in the 1950s and 1960s my school insisted that because I was studying English language and literature for my “O” levels, I would need a dictionary. The book which then became a part of my daily life and, subsequently, my education was “The Oxford English Dictionary”. However, looking […]

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Humor by Rehana Munir: D is for dictionary

One of the sweetest pleasures in life is finding an old love. I’m currently enjoying the rebirth of one of those romances, with a well-dressed Oxford charmer whose linguistic brilliance reduces me to a cheerful idiot. I now know what a Mr. Tharoor feels like. The attractions of a pocket dictionary, the kind you wear […]

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Learn how to create a simple dictionary app using JavaScript

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages ​​among web developers. While learning JavaScript, everyone starts with the basics and building simple applications using DOM manipulation. In this article, you will learn how to create a dictionary using JavaScript and DOM manipulation. This article expects you to know the basics of JavaScript before reading […]

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In a nutshell: How to insert your new word in the dictionary

How do words enter dictionaries? A few months ago, I wrote a column on long words. I noted there that the longest word recognized by the good people at Merriam-Webster was considerably shorter than some of the long words recognized by their competitors. So why is this? “Famous,” they say, “the ‘longest word in the […]

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Angelina Jolie wants children to ‘fight back’ with new children’s rights handbook

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie says she hopes to give children around the world the tools to “fight” for their rights with a book she wrote with Amnesty International. Know your rights and claim them – written with human rights lawyer Geraldine Van Bueren, one of the original drafters of the 1989 United Nations Convention on […]

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Kenya: Hello to the Kenyan dictionary …

For the uninitiated, “Hey, long …” is a daily social media greeting for souls who lost touch several moons ago. But a group of Kenyan lexicographers are asking you not to take this greeting at face value as it may cost you “something”. According to aspiring word-makers who have studied diction in our online conversations, […]

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The unofficial guide to Dunder Mifflin’s office

As POPSUGAR editors, we independently select and write things that we love and think you will like, too. If you purchase a product that we have recommended, we may receive an affiliate commission, which in turn supports our work. Listen, Electric City! In a move that Michael Scott would deem worthy of a Dundie Award, […]

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South Africa: South Africa’s very first dictionary of the Kaap language launched – Why this is important

It has been around since the 1500s but the Kaaps language, synonymous with Cape Town in South Africa, has never had a dictionary until now. The trilingual dictionary of Kaaps has been spear by a collective of academic and community actors – the Center for research on multilingualism and diversity at the University of the […]

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Lakes, rivers, streams provide options for anglers | Guide

There are many places to fish in this area, from the lakes of the Tennessee Valley Authority to the rivers and streams in the area. Some of the most notable nearby lakes include Douglas Lake in Cocke and Jefferson Counties, Cherokee Lake in Hamblen and Jefferson Counties, and Watauga Lake in Carter County. The Nolichucky […]

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A ‘NEET’ dictionary for Marathi students | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Entering English words into the medical curriculum can indeed be a challenge for those coming from vernacular language schools and now a single dictionary aims to provide a little help. The NGO Lift For Upliftment (LFU), which is currently training tribal children for the medical entrance exam in Gadchiroli, will release the dictionary on […]

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Customs Tariff Manual

BOOK REVIEW Doulot Akter Mala | Posted: Aug 26, 2021 9:33:15 PM | Update: Aug 29, 2021 8:45:28 PM Tax rates for a longer period or the gradual increase or decrease in taxes with specific planning is considered one of the key tax measures to attract investment. Bangladeshi businesses have long called for gradual reductions […]

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387 “Martyrs of Moplah” will be deleted from the Dictionary of Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India

The leaders of the rebellion of Malabar Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other “martyrs of Moplah” will be removed from the Dictionary of the Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India. A three-member panel, which reviewed the entries in the fifth volume of the dictionary, published by the Indian Council for Historical Research […]

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Dictionary.com posted a wild tweet after “Jeopardy!” host Mike Richards has resigned

danger dictionary entry Kenneth Niemeyer / Insider “Danger!” fans rejoiced on Twitter following the resignation of new co-host Mike Richards. But the most unexpected burn came from Dictionary.com, which pointed out the irony of the series name. “Here it is in a sentence,” Dictionary.com tweeted. “My job is in danger because of my past comments.” […]

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Even the Dictionary.com trolls dishonored the “jeopardy!” »Host Mike RichardsTheWrap

If you were looking for the definition of “sick burn” you would probably find a picture of Dictionary.com’s not-so-subtle dig into the hosting drama at “Jeopardy!” “ In the midst of Mike Richards resignation from his “Jeopardy!” hosting functions Due to the backlash against his recently resurfaced offensive remarks, Dictionary.com’s Twitter account joined the online […]

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Duet on the edition of an illustrated Kinyarwanda dictionary | New times

ON AUGUST 8, Principe Tuyishime and Nancy Umuhire published a dictionary that includes over 500 Kinyarwanda vocabularies with English and French translations, as well as pictures illustrating their meanings. According to Tuyishime, the dictionary was designed for linguists, writers, translators, students, teachers, researchers and anyone who needs to understand the most basic vocabularies of Kinyarwanda. […]

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“Kaaps deserves respect”: readers react to the development of the Kaaps dictionary

Parent24 recently published that the Center for Research on Multilingualism and Diversity (CMDR) at the University of the Western Cape has decided to develop the very first Kaaps trilingual dictionary, with the aim of restoring the dignity of this marginalized language. In the article, Professor Quentin Williams, Director of CMDR, told us that they hope […]

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electric vehicles: Niti Aayog publishes a manual for the implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Niti Aayog released a manual on Thursday to help state governments and local bodies develop policies for setting up electric vehicle charging networks. According to an official statement, the aim is to improve charging infrastructure and facilitate a rapid transition to electric mobility in the country. ‘The Handbook for Implementing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure’ was […]

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Bigelow schools accused of censorship after pages torn from directory

BIGELOW, Ark. (KARK) – Yearbooks are meant to represent the ups and downs of a school year. But for those in Bigelow schools, students receiving a copy of this year’s book found two missing pages; torn apart by members of the school district. Many parents have expressed frustration with the deletion on social media, calling […]

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Kenya: Nyama Choma added to English dictionary

Nyama choma, a popular Kenyan term used to refer to grilled meat, has been added to the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD). According to the dictionary, nyama choma, described as meat cooked over a fire, can now be used in formal English contexts. A Nation report on Sunday August 1 indicates that the word is […]

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Twenty years in prison took Roderick “Rudy” Bankston to the dictionary, unlocking a long-standing passion for words

In 1995, at the age of 18, I was arrested and jailed in Milwaukee County Jail for first degree manslaughter, accomplice in crime and first degree reckless endangerment of security, accomplice in crime . The first case exposed me to a life sentence, the second to five years. My mother had convinced me to surrender, […]

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Psychic bucks: Averill Park graduate predicted final victory in 2018 yearbook

AVERILL PARK, NY (NEWS10) – Do you believe in psychic abilities? Otherwise, a New Yorker might just change his mind. Local dancer wins national competition In 2018, Jack Paris, then senior at Averill Park, made a prediction in his high school yearbook. On Tuesday, his vision came true: Milwaukee Bucks, 2021 NBA champions. “I did […]

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Hangeul ‘Hunminjeongeum’ manual will be sold as a NFT limited edition

January. 10. 2022 Settings Way of life 2021-07-23 08:37 Hangeul ‘Hunminjeongeum’ manual will be sold as a NFT limited edition A page from the 15th century manuscript “Hunminjeongeum Haeryebon”, a textbook of the Korean writing system, Hangeul / Courtesy of CHA By Park Han-solCopies of an invaluable manuscript detailing the origins and functioning of the […]

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Psychic bucks? High school graduate predicted final victory in yearbook 2018

through: Griffin haas, Nexstar News Wire Posted: July 23, 2021 / 4:51 PM MDT / Update: Jul 23, 2021 / 4:51 PM MDT AVERILL PARK, NY (WTEN) – Do you believe in psychic abilities? If not, maybe this New Yorker can change his mind. In 2018, Jack Paris, then a high school student from Averill […]

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“Zaddy”, “Yeet” and other popular words added to Dictionary.com – UNF Spinnaker

Dust off that old scrabble board for a family game night because Dictionary.com To added over 300 new words that cover topics ranging from COVID-19 to well-known pop culture references. “Our team is redefining what it means to be the dictionary in a rapidly changing world. We are more than definitions and synonyms, ”said Jennifer […]

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‘The Compliance Entrepreneur’s Handbook’ dispels the false paradox | Item

In compliance, where prudence reigns in principle, a feeling of risk aversion permeates the profession, at least in terms of reputation. Compliance entrepreneurship therefore almost seems like a non-starter, too incompatible to work in tandem. “The Compliance Entrepreneur’s Handbook: Tools, Tips & Tactics to Find Your Killer Idea and Create Success on Your Own Terms“ […]

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Dictionary.com adds over 300 new words including “zaddy” and “ghost kitchen”

The world has changed a lot over the past year – and, of course, so have our vocabulary. Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions to its Last update to include new terminology and slang. “It’s a complicated and difficult society we live in, and language changes are helping us tackle it,” John […]

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Oof, Y’all, Dictionary.com just added over 300 new words and definitions

While some of them may be enough to make you say “oof”, the over 300 new words and definitions added to Dictionary.com in its latest round of updates reflect the realities of our rapidly changing world. Words that were popularized by the coronavirus pandemic, technological advances and racial calculation across the United States are now […]

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Dictionary.com adds over 300 new words and definitions: NPR

Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions, including “yeet” and “oof”, which reflect the changing world. Karen Bleier / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Karen Bleier / AFP via Getty Images Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions, including “yeet” and “oof”, which reflect the changing world. Karen […]

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Members of Parliament will receive a handbook on the words ‘unparliamentary’ | India News

BHOPAL: ‘Pappu’ is part of the lexicon of legislators in Madhya Pradesh. So is ‘Feku’. They have been listed as “unparliamentary” in a sort of dictionary that members here present will receive to inform them of words to avoid if the next monsoon session is boiling. Within a fortnight, MPs will undergo two days of […]

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Crypto Dictionary, Book Review: A Useful AZ of Crypto Definitions

Crypto Dictionary: 500 Tasty Tidbits for the Curious Cryptographer • by Jean-Philippe Aumasson • No Starch / Penguin Random House • 160 pages • ISBN: 9781718501409 • £ 20.99 / $ 24.99 Cryptography is perhaps the most important thing you use every day – from e-commerce and messaging apps to retrieving your emails, withdrawing money […]

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Private detective books | Yearbook 60

BOOKS Yearbook 60 Edited by Adam Macqueen September 2, 2021 Six decades of jokes and journalism A story of the last 60 years, as seen by Britain’s first, most successful and indeed only fortnightly satirical magazine. ONLY IN THE MAGAZINE Fears over Humpty Dumped as support for Red Wall Seesaws – Nursery Times exclusive… Grinning […]

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Real stories to illustrate definitions from the new refugee dictionary

THE dean of CountdownThe Dictionary Corner, Susie Dent, is supporting a campaign for a refugee dictionary that will define ‘refugee’ through thousands of stories, launched by the UK charity of the United Nations Refugee Agency for mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Refugee Convention. Anglican archbishops have come up with their own definitions. […]

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New guide helps businesses plan their post-COVID business landscape

Woody Wade, a Swiss expert in the strategic technique of scenario planning, has just launched “SEE YOUR NEW NORMAL”, a manual intended for managers wishing to understand how their post-pandemic terrain could evolve. The book is available in e-book and paperback format. The COVID pandemic has brought about unprecedented change in almost every sector of […]

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Again: this is not your average guide

This is an edition yet of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley. This segment originally aired on November 20, 2020. Boston is of course known for its history – but the city’s best-known people are largely white and male – think Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, and Henry David Thoreau. Some of that has changed over […]

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Swallows Charter Academy graduate says yearbook photo was omitted due to LGBTQ Pride flag

Laney Sorensen, a recent Swallows Charter Academy graduate, knew that by taking her senior photos she wanted to honor who she is – but after the school omitted her photo from the yearbook, Sorensen knew she had to s ‘to express. Sorensen submitted the photo of herself in a crop top and jeans with an […]

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Yum Ex-CEO Greg Creed, CMO Ken Muench Pen Marketing Guidebook | Franchise News

Former Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed and current company CMO Ken Muench have released a new book, a how-to guide to their marketing practices behind Taco Bell and other Yum brands. Muench said in short, the book is “lighter on the BS than most marketing books, heavier on the practical side.” The book, “RED Marketing: […]

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Word of the day from the Oxford Dictionary: “bakya” from the Philippines

Marc Jayson Cayabyab (The Philippine Star) – June 24, 2021 – 12:00 am MANILA, Philippines – The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) introduced the Tagalog word “bakya” as the word of the day on Tuesday, marking its important contribution to Filipino English. The OED on its official Twitter account posted its definition of bakya as a […]

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New Swedish Coins and Banknotes Manual Now Available

By Institute of Money and Currency …… A new book on All Sweden Coins 995-2021 is now available in a compact 512-page, full-color, 8.25 × 5.75-inch format, and priced at just $ 9.95 USD (plus $ 5.75 for shipping and handling). Myntårsboken 995-2021 (or 995-2021 Parts Directory), is a Swedish numismatist and author Roberto Delzanno, […]

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A cheerleader with Down’s syndrome has been omitted from her school yearbook.

Growing up in Indonesia, Farwiza Farhan has always loved the ocean. That’s why she decided to study marine biology. But the more she learned, the more she realized that it was not enough to work in the ocean. She needed to protect him. “I see the ocean ecosystem collapsing due to overfishing and climate change,” […]

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Qatar ranks 17th in the Global Competitiveness Directory

Doha: Qatar ranked 17th in the 2021 World Competitiveness Yearbook – which is published annually by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD in Switzerland – out of 64 countries, mostly highly developed countries. The ranking was based on national statistics provided to IMD as well as the result of a survey of a sample […]

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Mum outraged by messages supporting her son’s alleged murderer in high school yearbook

A Massachusetts mother is outraged after messages supporting her son’s alleged murderer found their way into the local high school directory. Heidi Kimborowicz launched a petition and demonstrated in front of the town hall of Dracut in order to have the directories of the Dracut high school reprinted. Kimborowicz’s son Adrian, 20, was shot dead […]

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Cheer team manager who has Down syndrome excluded from directory photo

A Layton family wants to know why their eighth-grade daughter, who has Down syndrome, was left out of the cheerleader squad photo in her school yearbook. “She was sad. She was sad not to be included,” said Jordyn Poll, Morgyn’s older sister. “There were two photos that were taken – one photo was taken with […]

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Directory controversy; Rick Steves; Jobs in the hotel industry in Florida; Sweet flowers of the day

Listen Listen… / 52:55 Listen to Thursday’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross The recent phone book fiasco in St. Johns County has garnered national attention, even from the federal government. The United States Department of Education’s Civil Rights Office is investigating the St. Johns County School District for potential violation of federal laws for […]

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New Persian-Armenian dictionary unveiled by Sadi Foundation

TEHRAN – A new Persian-Armenian dictionary compiled by Tigran Davtyan has been released by the Sadi Foundation. The Armenian-Persian dictionary will be useful to Iranologists, translators, students, journalists, businessmen and a wide range of readers. The book was presented at a meeting at the Writers’ Union of Armenia in Yerevan, the foundation announced on Tuesday. […]

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‘Heartbroken’: School comes under scrutiny for yearbook error involving cheerleader with Down’s syndrome

DAVIS COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A Facebook post about a high school directory error goes viral. In the post, a Davis County woman said her sister was left out of the support team photo. Her sister is on the team and also lives with Down syndrome. The school district is now reviewing the situation and […]

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High school suspends its own yearbook on Black Lives Matter

A Florida high school suspended distribution of its yearbook because it devoted a section of the book to Black Lives Matter and student participation in the movement. School yearbooks are generally written by students and advised by a teacher. Teacher David Fleischer told CNN that his yearbook committee students took pride in their finished product, […]

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Need a cyber-dictionary? Welcome to Grammar 2.0

“Can a dog be twins?” So reads the meme, a tweet composed by the unnamed heroine, five words that quickly go viral. Global. “The post had recently reached the penetration stage where teens posted teary face emoji to him. They were in high school. They were going to remember “Can a dog be twins?” Instead […]

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The YEH Yearbook: Class of 2012

June 08, 2021 The YEH Yearbook: Class of 2012 Cooley CrossBorder and Kim Severson. Photo USEA The USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program continued with another successful year in 2012. For the eighth consecutive year, the USEA YEH East Coast Championships were held at Fair Hill International in Elkton, Maryland. The USEA YEH West Coast […]

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New manual to help islanders represent themselves in family court

A Charlottetown nonprofit has created a legal guide to help residents of Prince Edward Island who choose to represent themselves in family court. Community Legal Information has published its free 70-page book, How to go to family court without a lawyer: a manual, using funds from the Law Foundation of PEI, a non-profit organization. Emma […]

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Routledge International Handbook of Irish Studies and New Irish Studies

We all have our own locking distractions, from online yoga to Zoom quizzes and baking banana bread. Writing about the impact of the pandemic on the study of Irish culture may seem like a more minority quest, but, in June 2020, Malcolm Sen sat down to write An Ordinary Crisis: Sars-CoV-2 and Irish Studies, which […]

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Book Review: Memoirs of Seth Rogen, “Yearbook”

Seth Rogen on “Yearbook”: “I thought a lot about why I smoked weed, but honestly I quit. Because I realized the only reason I was thinking about it was because of the negative stigma. “ Since his last film An American pickle, and during the Covid-19 pandemic, Seth Rogen presided over the significant expansion of […]

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Anger after the photos from the directory 80 Fla. be modified to hide the cleavage of the students

Opening a yearbook for the first time is normally a full of excitement – but at a high school in Florida, some students were shocked after seeing that their directory portraits had been changed. When Riley O’Keefe, a freshman at Bartram Trail High School, saw her yearbook photo, she noticed that a black bar had […]

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Think Big, Act Small: How the Pi Guidebook Updates Career Goals | Item

“The PI Guide: How the Promotability Index Can Help You Advance Your Career” by Amii Barnard-Bahn does what it says. This allows readers to advance their careers by forcing them to spell out how they will get there. Some personal development publications promise the moon. Once the book is closed, however, the pull of the […]

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Florida high school slammed after editing girls’ yearbook photos to cover chest and shoulders

ST. JOHNS, Fla. (NewsNation Now) – Parents and students criticize a Florida high school for digitally altering photos in a yearbook to cover nearly 100 female students whose clothes were deemed too shameless by school officials. “I laughed a bit at first and was confused,” said Riley O’Keefe, a freshman at Bartram Trail High School. […]

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Florida High School Girl’s Photoshopped Yearbook Photos and Parents Are Angry

While yearbook distribution is traditionally an exciting end to the school year, dozens of female students at a Florida high school were dismayed to find their photos had been digitally altered without their permission or knowledge. An educator at Bartram Trail High School in St. Johns County, Florida digitally edited at least 80 photos of […]

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Florida high school issues refunds after yearbook edits 80 photos of female students to be ‘more modest’

Changes to the school directory: see the before and after photos The St. John’s County School District said the changes were due to many students, all girls, not following dress code guidelines, reports Ben Ryan of Action News Jax. A Florida high school offered refunds after parents found out the school had digitally altered dozens […]

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Hancock County middle school yearbook under fire for bullying

Middle school bullying doesn’t usually make it into the pages of the school-sanctioned yearbook. At Hancock Middle School this year, it did, say outraged parents, alumni and community members. The yearbook for the school’s 1,100 students contained prompts like, “Which friend would you not invite on spring break?” and “I would like to spike a […]

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Florida school reportedly alters photos in girls’ yearbook, covering exposed skin

Parents and students at a Florida high school are slamming what they say is a double standard in dress code policy after yearbook photos of several girls were allegedly altered. A review of yearbook photos by NBC affiliate WTLV of Jacksonville shows that some students at Bartram Trail High School in St. Johns County had […]

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Geoff Crowther, guidebook writer, 1944-2021

For millions of people who came of age before cellphones and cheap flights, slipping a guidebook into a backpack and getting off the beaten path was a rite of passage. The godfather of this world poste restante was Geoff Crowther. Publisher of clandestine travels and first pillar of the Lonely Planet guides, Crowther, who died […]

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The Relevance of the Ten Commandments: A Family Guide to Shavuot

This Shavuot, explore the relevance of the Ten Commandments with your children. On Shavuot, we have the opportunity to reconnect with the Ten Commandments and discover their relevant message for us and our families. Here are discussion questions and family activities centered on the Ten Commandments. 10. Don’t be envious. Be happy with what you […]

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Hazard Preparedness Guide Available Now – The Garden Island

The fourth edition of the “Owner’s Manual for Preparing for Natural Hazards” is now available free of charge from public libraries and some Kaua’i County offices. The “Homeowner’s Handbook for Preparing for Natural Hazards,” published by the University of Hawaii’s Sea Grant College program, provides detailed information on how to prepare homes and families for […]

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Employer Handbook Contract Created Despite Disclaimer

The Minnesota Supreme Court held that a manual’s contractual disclaimers did not allow an employer to refuse to pay a former employee paid time off (PTO) accrued in accordance with its manual. In 2017, the city of Plainview, Minnesota fired the plaintiff from his position as manager of its municipal liquor store. At the time […]