TITLE

WORD HOUND

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/6/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A word hunt game related to plural nouns found in this issue is presented.
ACCESSION #
22573388

 

Related Articles

  • WORD POWER.  // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Jan2009, Vol. 78, Special section p4 

    A quiz about plural nouns is presented.

  • American Surnames in 1790.  // GenealogyMagazine.com;American Surnames in 1790, p1 

    The article offers information on the 27,337 American surnames reported at the First Census in 1790. It states that those people who study the names for the First Census are impressed in terms of the large portion of the total number of surnames in the U.S. which derived from common nouns or...

  • Funny FILL-IN. Bauer, Erin // National Geographic Kids;Aug2006, Issue 362, p34 

    A story that requires a child to fill in the blanks with nouns and adjectives is presented.

  • Creative noun–noun compounds. Benczes, Réka // Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics;2005, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p250 

    The paper makes the following novel claims: (1) the semantics of noun–noun compounds which is activated by metaphor and/or metonymy (often termed as “exocentric” compounds in linguistics and generally regarded as semantically opaque) can be accounted for within a cognitive...

  • Words in action.  // Communication Briefings;Sep2009, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p5 

    The article presents definitions on the words alter and altar. It explains that alter is a noun which means to make different or change. It explicates that altar is a noun which means a constructed table used in religious ceremonies. An exampled sentence for the words alter and altar is also...

  • Kaip kirčiuosime paprastuosius daiktavardžius kardas, Å¡almas, Å¡arvas? Kavaliauskas, Vidas // Man & the Word / Zmogus ir zodis;2012, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p55 

    There are words in the Lithuanian language showing a tendency of unsettled accentuation. The real usage does not always support a codified accentuation norm. With reference to systemisation requirements and the tendencies of actual usage, the State Commission of the Lithuanian Language corrected...

  • Lexical and relational influences on the processing of Chinese modifier-noun compounds. Hongbo Ji; Gagné, Christina L. // Mental Lexicon;2007, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p387 

    The data from three experiments indicate that recent exposure to a similar Chinese modifier­-noun compound (e.g., 书柜, book cabinet or 饼店, cookie store) influences the ease of processing a subsequent compound (e.g., 书店, book store) by increasing the availability...

  • A Comparative Study of Ideational Grammatical Metaphor in Business and Political Texts. Hadidi, Yaser; Raghami, Ali // International Journal of Linguistics (IJL);Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p348 

    Grammatical Metaphor constitutes a key building block of Systemic Linguistics and has a great contribution to the theory of metaphor. This paper addresses itself to the first type of grammatical metaphor, i.e. the ideational one. In ideational metaphors, lexico-grammatical features constitute...

  • Get Possessed With Apostrophes. Oguss, Elizabeth // Read;10/30/2009, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p27 

    The article presents the rules in using apostrophes in forming the possessive singular nouns of singular nouns ending in s and plural nouns that do not end in s. It points out that only the second name takes the possessive form in cases when two people are indicated to jointly own something. The...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics