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Popular Etymology

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Popular Etymology | RM. Popular Etymology | RM. too long in this place: one small thought for man, one giant ... Popular Etymology | RM.

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Popular Oracles and Omens
I think it would be correct to assume that man has always been anxious to lift a corner of the veil of the future. In this section I’ve included several popular oracles, omens and superstitions. Some of these might seem a bit ridiculous, but why not consider...
Psychic Abilities >> Divination
Tarot Cards Overview
Tarot is made up of four suites of regular playing cards, each having 14 pieces of cards. What distinguishes a deck of tarot cards from conventional playing cards is a single card called the Fool.
Divination >> Tarot Cards
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Our Mother Who Art In Heaven
(First some Excerpts from an article by Richard Owen in The Times, London September 10, 1999 ) THE Pope, who this year said that God was not "an old man with a white beard", went a step further yesterday and referred to "God the Mother"....
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Spring Cleaning for Your Body
Spring is that time of year when most of us feel the need to throw open the windows, beat the rugs, roll up our sleeves and start scrubbing our living space. Fertility rites. Out with the stale old stuff, in with the fresh new things, bringing with it the...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism

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Script 10/11/2005: Morphological change and folk etymology 1. Folk
Oct 11, 2005 Folk etymology or popular etymology: bases on guesses of people about history of a word on basis of partial similarities.
dence statements, secondary etymons and motivations (popular etymology), testimony of etymons or intermediate evolution stages. PAMPLEMOUSSE, subst.
Three English Loanwords in Russian
The role of popular etymology must be taken into account. ВОКЗАЛ.
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Marsalforn revisited
Another 'popular etymology' infers that the harbour is so called because of the presence of a large cave, in the shape of an oven, found in the vicinity, on the coastline, to the left of the bay.

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False etymology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Folk etymology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For incorrect popular etymologies, see false etymology.
Popular Etymology
popular etymology - Wiktionary
popular etymology (plural popular etymologies). Same as folk etymology. Retrieved from "http://en.
pop - Online Etymology Dictionary
A new manufactory of a nectar, between soda-water and ginger-beer, and called pop, because 'pop goes the cork' when it is drawn.

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