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Collective Noun Origins

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Transforming World Mind Inertia (GM7)
Our entire world society is ultimately governed by the components of consciousness, not governments, corporations or institutions. Regardless of the apparent creativity of the architectural sciences, engineering or the ideologies we create, the true...
Mind >> World Mind
Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 3
One of the very best ways to raise personal or group consciousness, is to MANIFEST spiritual Intentions into the environment at large. The projection of love into one’s surroundings for instance, results in love being reflected back to the sender, like...
Mind >> World Mind
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Raising the World Mind (GM10-11)
Part 1 | Part 2 Part 1 The wise live in accord with natural laws. It is they who understand that the laws of nature are much higher than the laws of man, because breaking them implies penalties far greater than a fine or prison sentence. When a person...
Mind >> World Mind
How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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Of a Feather A5 Leaflet Gate 400
collective nouns seen in semantic-grammatical terms in the sub-classification of ...
There is even a name for words of this kind…they are known as “collective nouns .
Words of foreign origin. • Two- and three-word compounds. • Collective nouns.
Final Version Part I
collective plural presents the discrete and countable components of the whole and refers to personal and animate nouns that denote kinship, ethnic origin etc.

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World Wide Words: Precision of Lexicographers
Dec 29, 2001 Many collective nouns, like 'exhaltation of larks' have a long history.
List of collective nouns for birds - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For a number of individual birds, there exist poetic collective nouns particular to Many of these collective nouns are fanciful, and not in common use in English.
Collective noun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Collective noun | Define Collective noun at
Origin: 1510–20. Usage note.
Collective Nouns
Although typically words that identify more than one person, place, or thing are made plural in the English language, collective nouns are an exception.

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