Derivational Suffix Productivity for Students With and Without Language-Learning Disabilities
- Fun With Words. // Calliope;Jan2004, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p36
Presents the origin of various words.
- BACK PAGE. // Entrepreneur;Jun2012, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p144
The article presents a timeline documenting the evolution of the word "entrepreneur" from its creation in 1755 to its use in 2011 with a focus on shifting definitions, English translation attempts, and slang abbreviations of the word.
- BeitrÃ¤ge der EuropÃ¤ischen Slavistischen Linguistik (Polyslav). // Canadian Slavonic Papers;Sep-Dec2012, Vol. 54 Issue 3/4, p568
A bibliography on the subject of Slavic literature is presented which includes the book "BeitrÃ¤ge der EuropÃ¤ischen Slavistischen Linguistik (Polyslav)," edited by Ekatarina Kislova, Katarzyna Knapik-Gawin, Emilia Kubicka, Kamil Szafraniec, Martina TomancovÃ¡, and Sonia Ulrich, volume 46...
- Halloween's Haunted History. Sardin, Thelma // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;10/27/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 31, p14
The article offers information on the history of Halloween in which the word "Halloween" is derived from medieval England's "All Hallows' eve" wherein "hallow" means "saint" in Old English.
- COLLOQUY. // Word Ways: The Journal of Recreational Linguistics;Nov2016, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p258
A review of the article "Etymons Gone Wild" by Mark Isaak which appeared in the periodical "Word Ways" on August 2016 is presented in which the author suggests that some modifications are needed in Mark's article especially in the words derived from Columbus list.
- IT ALL DEPENDS ON 'U.' Jenkins, Evan // Columbia Journalism Review;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p12
Focuses on the use of the letter U in oral and written communication. Difference between the meaning of stanch and staunch; Uses of the words gantlet and gauntlet.
- Junior Whirl. Kaufman, Hal // Wilson County News;6/17/2015, Vol. 42 Issue 24, p7E
Quizzes are presented including addition involving halves, name links to wedding and word formation.
- Bromide \BROH-myd\. // OfficePro;Apr2007, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p10
The article presents a definition of the term "bromide." Bromide is a compound of bromine and another element or a positive organic radical. Bromine itself comes from French brome, from Greek bromos, which means bad smell. The adjective form is bromidic. Bromide was formed from the first element...
- Worst words and phrases of 2010. // Chemistry in Australia;Mar2011, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p7
The article reports that the Plain English Foundation has nominated some of the worst words and phrases of 2010, including thought showers, strategic staircases and removal pathways, and chose the words, moving forward, from the main slogan of the federal election campaign of the Australian...