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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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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 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 […]