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- Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
- There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
- From Agape to Praxis: The Fourfold Nature of Love
- It is said that one can tell what a culture knows best by counting the number of words their language uses to describe a concept. Eskimos have many words for snow and the classical Greeks had many words for love. I have isolated four Greek words that I feel...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
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Suggested Pdf Resources
- What Is a Euphemism?
- A euphemism is a word or series of words which replaces sad, unpleasant or shocking ideas with softer and nicer expressions.
- FOCUS Mini Grant Abstracts Dr. Elizabeth Hatmaker Euphemism
- Euphemism – Illinois State University's on-line literary magazine/creative writing club. Title: Euphemism's Day of Creative Writing.
- EUPHEMISMS. 1. Define the term euphemism.
Suggested News Resources
- MTV VMAs 2011: Justin Bieber and Johnson the snake tease Selena Gomez
- No, that's not some weird, creepy euphemism. That's really the snake's name. With a very special tribute to Britney Spears scheduled for the big awards show, we're guessing that Bieber wanted to throw in his own nod to the queen of pop.
- Let's put the meaning back in politics
- If you believe this is good policy, you shouldn't need to cloud it in euphemism. Community. A word with several bogus meanings.
- Column: Michele Bachmann's politics unreasonable, hypocritical
- Unfortunately, defending the institution of marriage is just a shallow euphemism for denying the basic human right to wed two homosexual people solely because they are homosexual.
- Tiki-taka: Alan Tate's leg-break adds to gallery of freak injuries
- Photograph: Nigel French/PA Swansea City's Alan Tate managed to break his leg in a "bizarre golfing accident", which sounds like a euphemism for one of Tiger Woods's scrapes.
- Colonial League 2011 football preview
- "Experts," in this case is a euphemism for sportswriters, some of whom couldn't tell a crackback block from a Cracker Jack box. But last season, Northern Lehigh was ordained as the team to beat.
Suggested Web Resources
- Euphemism | Define Euphemism at Dictionary.com
- Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page.
- euphemism - definition and examples of euphemisms
- Substitution of an inoffensive term for one considered offensively explicit.
- The Always Amusing Euphemism Generator
- Generates euphemisms for rude acts as yet undiscovered by humankind.
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