ETYMOLOGY OF 'TOODLE-OO'
- The World as a Black Box. Lienhard, John H. // Across the Board;Jan2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p10
Presents an article about the term black box. Its use in the electronics and automotive industry; Lessons that can be learned from the black box.
- Ageless Cool. Nunberg, Geoffrey // Across the Board;Sep2002, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p10
Deals with the continued use of the term cool. Examples of terms that were survived by cool; Uses for the term since the 1970s.
- WORD WATCH. Soukhanov, Anne H. // Atlantic (02769077);Feb88, Vol. 261 Issue 2, p90
Presents several words tracked by the editors of 'The American Heritage Dictionary.' Buildering; Egoboo; Softgel.
- In the Know. // Faces (07491387);May2003, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p7
Explains the meaning of the terms Arab, Middle East and Muslim.
- AUSSIE SPEAK. Marjamaa, Leigh // National Geographic Traveler;May/Jun2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p59
Defines several terms commonly used in Australia. Anzac; Chockablock; Esky.
- Watch out for the rocks! Jenkins, Evan // Columbia Journalism Review;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p13
Studies the phrase `hit a milestone.' How the phrase was used.
- PHRASE OF THE WEEK. // Entertainment Weekly;8/17/2001, Issue 609, p17
Presents the definition of blao, blao, a term used to show appreciation for a musical performance.
- Automatic recognition of multi-word terms: the C-value/NC-value method. Frantzi, Katerina; Ananiadou, Sophia; Mima, Hideki // International Journal on Digital Libraries;2000, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p115
Presents a study which discussed a domain-independent method for the extraction of multi-word terms from machine-readable special language corpora. Importance of terms for digital libraries; Details on the C-value approach; Conclusions.
- IMMUNISATION. // Update;9/4/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p314
The article discusses the difference between an immunisation and a vaccination. Immunisation is the confering of immunity by specific means and vaccination is the act of confering that immunity. However, these terms have become almost interchangable. The word vaccination originates from the...