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  • Could you care less whether or not you could not care less?
    Wood, Alden // Communication World; Aug/Sep2002, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p54 

    Comments on the use of several phrases used articles of several publications. Consistency of corrupted versions used in different states; Relation of the phrase could not care less with I could care less; Differences in meaning of certain phrases.

  • Things My Parents Used to Say.
    Wood, Alden // Good Old Days Looking Back; Aug2012, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p35 

    The article presents phrases from this journal's readers which were spoken by their parents to them.

  • FORK IT OVER.
    Healy, Christopher // Real Simple; Nov2011, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p184 

    The article offers information about the new idiomatic expression "fork it over," which was originated by 18th-century thieves and which means getting one's money back.

  • Buzz cut.
    Healy, Christopher // Adweek New England Edition; 03/15/99, Vol. 36 Issue 11, pIQ/4 

    Presents a guide to Internet phraseology and what they really mean.

  • Phrase of the Month.
    Healy, Christopher // North & South; Mar2012, Issue 312, p138 

    The article presents the phrase of the month February, 2012.

  • On Dimwitticims.
    Healy, Christopher // Vocabula Review; Apr2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1 

    The article presents meanings of the phrases "wrap arms around" and "pale as death."

  • TITLE.
    Healy, Christopher // Journal of Beckett Studies (Journal of Beckett Studies); Fall2004/Spring2005, Vol. 14 Issue 1/2, p24 

    The article provides a list of phrases and its meanings.

  • Word Games.
    Wollan, Eugene // Insurance Advocate; 2/6/2012, Vol. 123 Issue 3, p34 

    A quiz regarding the most frequently used words and phrases in New York City is presented.

  • On Dimwitticisms.
    Wollan, Eugene // Vocabula Review; Dec2010, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p1 

    The article offers information on dimwitticisms which are commonplace remarks of phrases that are relied in times of laziness in either the expression of thought or in the discovery of one's own feelings, such as the phrase "pass" followed by "away" or "on," which are substituted for the words...

  • What do you mean by shoot the puppy?
    Parker, Nick // Director (00123242); Sep2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p82 

    The author discusses the idiomatic expression "to shoot the puppy," used by the business community in Great Britain, which means to kill off the idea that everyone loves. He questions why psychopath people prefer their casual allusions with a frisson of animal butchery. He proposes other phrases...

  • Developing syntactic sensitivity in reading through phrase-cued texts.
    Rasinski, Timothy V. // Intervention in School & Clinic; Jan94, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p165 

    Discusses the benefits of developing students' skills in grouping text into syntactically appropriate units as a way of addressing reading problems and increasing proficiency. Syntacting processing model of reading; Effect of phrase-cued texts on reading performance; Role played Ability to read...

  • Watch your language�.
    Grebenschikoff, Jennifer // Modern Healthcare; 4/7/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p18 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Retreat From Going Forward" in the March 24, 2008 issue.

  • � a handy thesaurus.
    Halstead, Fred // Modern Healthcare; 4/7/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p18 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Retreat From Going Forward" in the March 24, 2008 issue.

  • Postal Phraseology.
    Bowyer, Mathew J. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine; 10/28/2005, Vol. 197 Issue 18, p18 

    Focuses on the phraseology of philately in the U.S.

  • IN OTHER WORDS: IDIOMS.
    Bowyer, Mathew J. // World Almanac for Kids; 2003, p102 

    Idioms are phrases that mean more than their words put together. If you take them word for word, they might not make much sense. Idioms are a little like puzzles: try imagining a picture or a situation that the phrase suggests, and guess at the meaning from there. Provides the meaning and...

  • NON-TYPICAL RACKS.
    Bowyer, Mathew J. // Outdoor Life; May2012, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p36 

    The article focuses on a report from the Boone and Crockett Club, which states that non-typical whitetail entries in phraseology tripled from 1992 to 2011.

  • Interpreting research phraseology.
    Hansen, Jo-Ida C. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jan95, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p194 

    Editorial. Presents some of author's favorite research phrases. Interpretation for each phrase.

  • Letters to the Editor.
    Whitehead, Clay T. // Vocabula Review; Jan2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p10 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the topic on how to use terms correctly in writing.

  • Introduction.
    Hoffmann, Sebastian; Fischer-Starcke, Bettina; Sand, Andrea // International Journal of Corpus Linguistics; 2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the investigation on variable phraseological entity, using different software types in the analysis of letters' to shareholders, and the definition of formulaic sequences in linguistics.

  • FUN PHRASES AND WORDS OF WISDOM.
    Hoffmann, Sebastian; Fischer-Starcke, Bettina; Sand, Andrea // St. Mary's Messenger Magazine; Summer2013, p19 

    A quiz concerning the matching of phrases with right meaning is presented.

  • Spiteful Statements.
    Hoffmann, Sebastian; Fischer-Starcke, Bettina; Sand, Andrea // OfficePro; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p29 

    Clarifies the use of in spite of and despite of in sentence construction. Connotation of the phrases; Synonyms of the phrases.

  • POLL.
    Hoffmann, Sebastian; Fischer-Starcke, Bettina; Sand, Andrea // RobinAge; 9/12/2013, Vol. 6 Issue 23, p8 

    The article presents a poll related to common phrases which parents tell to their children.

  • RU YS 2 S?
    Hoffmann, Sebastian; Fischer-Starcke, Bettina; Sand, Andrea // Scholastic Scope; 2/9/2004, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p22 

    Presents a word game with phrases written in unusual letter groups.

  • HAVE A HEART.
    Hoffmann, Sebastian; Fischer-Starcke, Bettina; Sand, Andrea // Scholastic Scope; 2/9/2004, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p22 

    Presents list of incomplete phrases to be filled with clues provided.

  • TROILUS AND CRISEYDE 4.897-903.
    Machan, Tim William // English Language Notes; Dec89, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p10 

    Describes the phrases in the book 4 of Troilus and Criseyde. Use of punctuations in lines; Derivation of syntactic ellipsis; Syntactic pattern of adjective-verb-noun-conjunction-adjective.

  • Geoff Kirbly sends us a photo of a sign at Southwell Business Park in Portland, Dorset, UK.
    H., John // New Scientist; 2/26/2011, Vol. 209 Issue 2801, p03 

    The article presents several reader submissions which are concerned with amusing advertising claims and confusing phrases.

  • `Nattering nabobs of negativism'.
    Hart, Jack // Editor & Publisher; 9/3/94, Vol. 127 Issue 36, p5 

    Comments on the greater impact of positive phrasing in journalism. Negative phrasings as harder to read; Former Vice President Spiro Agnew's condemnation of journalists.

  • Fraseologías en el discurso político de columnistas de opinión venezolanos.
    Arellano, Frank; Vielma, Natalie; Carrero, Alexyca // Revista Lengua y Habla; ene-dic2013, Vol. 17, p211 

    This work focuses on a quantitative analysis of Phraseological Units (UF, in Spanish) found in a newspaper-based corpus built by the authors. Based on the article "Léxico fraseológico en el habla de Mérida" (2009), a UF is defined as a complex lexical combination that, due to its...

  • Let well enuf alone!
    Deas, Gerald W. // New York Amsterdam News; 11/21/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 47, p18 

    Focuses on the author's recollection about the application of a phrase 'Let well enuf alone' by him during his medical practice. Interpretation of the phrase by the author; Use of the phrase by the author when his patients demanded an unnecessary drug for a minor condition; Application of the...

  • 10 phrases 'ad age' would like banned.
    Deas, Gerald W. // Advertising Age; 12/22/2003, Vol. 74 Issue 51, p37 

    The section presents a list of top 10 phrases that "Advertising Age" magazine would like banned. Market-based solutions or solutions-based marketing. Value-added. Share of mind.

  • WORD SCALES FOR DEGREES OF OPINION.
    Dodd, Stuart Carter; Gerbrick, Thomas R. // Language & Speech; Jan-Mar60, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p18 

    Describes experiments relating to the choice of words and phrases for use in questionnaires and public opinion polls. Expressions of degree or intensity of belief or opinion, and of temporal frequency; Presentation of set of phrases to groups of subjects in random order, in serial order, and in...

  • IN OTHER WORDS: IDIOMS.
    Dodd, Stuart Carter; Gerbrick, Thomas R. // World Almanac for Kids; 2002, p106 

    Idioms are like puzzles. Looking at the meaning of each word will not help you understand it. You have to look at the words together. Here are some common idioms, including all thumbs, in the groove, blow hot and cold, and out of left field.

  • Why You Can't Kick the Bucket as You Slowly Die: Verbs in Idiom Comprehension.
    Hamblin, Jennifer L.; Gibbs, Jr., Raymond W. // Journal of Psycholinguistic Research; Jan1999, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p25 

    Idiomatic phrases differ in their degree of analyzability. Some idioms are highly decomposable with their parts independently contributing to their overall figurative meaning (e.g., pop the question) while other idioms are nondecomposable with parts that do not contribute to their idiomatic...

  • VARIACI�N Y SINONIMIA EN LAS LOCUCIONES.
    Rodr�guez-Pi�ero Alcal�, Ana Isabel // Revista de Ling��stica y Lenguas Aplicadas (RLLA); 2012, Vol. 7, p225 

    Researchers have traditionally established a link between synonymy and variation. This connection has been used to analyse phraseological units and their relationships within the language. Numerous extensive studies have been carried out on variation in phraseological units and their...

  • Chinese Idioms and Cultural Values.
    Peng, T. C.; Yuan, Juliana // Chinese American Forum; Jul1994, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p24 

    The article presents a list of Chinese idiomatic expressions related to tactics and success and their explanations. It includes "Boosting courage by the first drum-beat," "Like spitting bamboo," "Strike while the iron is hot," "Success to the one who is alert," and "The use of big knife and...

  • PHRASEOLOGY.
    LaVerne, Andy // Keyboard; Apr2008, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p46 

    The article presents improvisation lesson in playing phraseology for beginners in the organ solo "Oh Da Manitee," by keyboardist Ricky Peterson.

  • Wer Hat Nun Den Salat? � Now Who's Got the Mess? Reflections on Phraseological Derivation: From Sentential to Verb Phrase Idiom.
    Kwasniak, Renata // International Journal of Lexicography; Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p459 

    The paper investigates a case of phraseological derivation for the sentential idiom Da haben wir den Salat (�there we have the mess�). Corpus data show the development over time of a new verb phrase idiom jmd. hat den Salat (�s.b. has the mess�).

  • An Unfair Test.
    Kwasniak, Renata // Intercom; May2004, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p44 

    Presents a list of figurative phrases.

  • The filling in the sandwich: internal modification of idioms.
    Minugh, David C. // Language & Computers; 2007, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p205 

    Idiomatic expressions � defined as (relatively) fixed and semantically opaque units such as a one-horse town or buy the farm 'die' � are basically self-contained, but can be 'anchored' in the discourse at hand via e.g. post-modification: A great many people thought that the pendulum of...

  • "Right On" Is Off And Other Hiplingua News.
    Minugh, David C. // Time; 8/17/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p36 

    The article discusses Hiplingua phrases which are becoming a fashionable trend in the U.S. and Great Britain. It is stated that advertiser Bergdorf Goodman of New York City uses these phrases in advertising copy. Experts state that the phrases which are most common include dude, flash, and get...

  • Attack of the Clones.
    Peters, Mark // Psychology Today; Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p29 

    The article considers the proliferation of repeatable idioms called snowclones. Christened by Glen Whitman, an economist at California State University at Northridge, the term snowclone was inspired by the frequently repeated yet inaccurate saying that if Eskimos have N words for snow, then X...

  • Unnecessary The.
    Tysh, Ian // History Today; Feb2013, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p66 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to historian J.R. Maddicott's review of the book "The First English Revolution" by Adrian Johnson, published in the December 2012 issue, focusing on the use of the word "the" when referring to groups of Jews.

  • Have a Phrase Handy.
    Zafran, Enid // Key Words; Jan-Mar2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p15 

    The article presents the author's perspective regarding indexing style. She shares her preferences in indexing and in some matters of interest. Some of her sample index for books that discussed public policy, international comparisons, and public opinion are presented. She suggests that all...

  • SIMPLEX MUNDITIIS.
    Watts, Henry // America; 12/3/1938, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p211 

    The author reflects on the discovery of the phrase "Simplex Munditiis." He states that it is nothing more than high hat of that era for "gent's furnishings." He comments that the discovery leads to the depressing conclusion that he is no gentlemen. He states that a gentleman was both courageous...

  • Harrison Had a Ball on the Campaign Trail.
    Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News; 06/25/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 24, p4 

    Explains how the phrase `keep the ball rolling' came into existence. Year when the phrase first appeared; Features of the presidential campaigns of William Henry Harrison and Martin Van Buren in the United States; Songbook where the phrase first appeared.

  • Genitivattribut und nominale Phrase in der deutschen Wissenschafts- und Fachsprache.
    Banionytė, Vita // Man & the Word / Zmogus ir zodis; 2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p5 

    The modern studies (research) are inconceivable without scientific literature reading. The scientific style and the style of the language for specific purposes is characterized by business-like manner, conciseness. Nominal constructions (phrases) and word groups are indispensable where the...

  • Un acercamiento fraseológico a desde luego.
    Alvarado Ortega, M.ª Belén; Ruiz Gurillo, Leonor // RILCE. Revista de Filología Hispánica; jul-dic2011, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p626 

    This article analyzes the discourse maker desde luego from a phraseological point of view. In peninsular Spanish, it manifests functions such as “underscoring idiom" and routine formula. Such uses are corroborated by the diachronic analysis that, from the Theory of Grammaticalization,...

  • The Antique Source for the Tempio Malatestiano's Greek Inscriptions.
    Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg // Art Bulletin; Sep77, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p421 

    Focuses on the antique source for the Greek inscriptions at Tempio Malatestiano in Greece. Background on the church of Saint Paolo Maggiore in Naples; Information on the parallels between the Greek temple text and the phraseology with the Greek inscriptions of Sigismondo Pandolf Malatesta in...

  • Q & A.
    Buckley Jr., William F. // Cortlandt Forum; 03/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p240 

    Answers queries on trivial items concerning the author. Meaning of the phrase `by and large'; Author's second choice of country; Importance of intercommunication in author's kind of life. INSET: Buckley on ideas for a budget surplus..

  • Viewpoint: Writer's Notebook.
    Erb, Lyle L. // Public Relations Quarterly; Summer80, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p32 

    There is nothing wrong with the classical allusion, but when misused it makes what is intended to be superior or refined merely ornate and trite. Thus fine writing becomes bad writing. When a writer finds a quotation, either original or popularized, creeping into his phraseology, he should ask...

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