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The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
(Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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(The same paragraph also gives a suspect etymology for the word “ninja”: the “ forbearing ones” rather than the far more likely “stealthy ones.”) My second ...
A Contemporary History of Okazaki Honorifics ― Democratization
theory, honorifics have their origin in linguistic taboo, and developed into absolute honorifics and later to relative honorifics (Tsujimura 1968, McAuley 2001, ...
Jay Goulding - Institute of Asian Research
Ninja Scroll and Ghost in the Shell are typical examples of the melding of new technology ..... Although the origin of ninja is questionable, Jeff Yang tells of the.
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Muslim Uber driver talks to Australian passenger about Paris terror attacks
I've studied religion, theology. The etymology of the word Islam comes from a word that means Peace. The driver revealed he had been praying at a mosque in Zetland for most of the day when he got the ride request.
Someone Finally Completed American Ninja Warrior's Final Course
American Ninja Warrior, a sort of modern and souped-up version of American Gladiators, has been on TV for seven seasons without anyone ever making it to Stage 4 of Mt. Midoriyama—let alone completing it. Until tonight.
An Ambitious Enterprise, Quixotic and Unavailing
Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield discuss the etymology and history of the word boondoggle with Wall Street Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer. For more on the word, visit Zimmer's Word Routes column on
Giving the refugee crisis a face
I was like, no my Mom doesn't wear [a] ninja thing, even my grandma doesn't wear hijab in Iraq.” Faten Rashid and her daughter giggled when he mentioned the “ninja thing,” which refers to the niqab, a kind of face veil that some Muslim women choose to ...
Art of mixology is spreading from professionals to home bartenders
Spelled “whisky” it refers to Scotch; whiskey refers to Irish, Canadian, rye and bourbon. Either way it's spelled it derives from “uisce beatha,” which means water of life in Gaelic, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary.

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