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Shark Etymology

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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
Receptive. Elements: Water & Akasha. White: Symbol of pure heart and mind; innocence, faith. Of the sea, it has watery and lunar elements, thus balancing emotions, especially for water signs. Absorbs thoughts, emotions. For solar plexus chakra (digestion,...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
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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What's in a name? Origins of the word “shark
That was surprising to me, because I had just assumed that the use of shark for a shifty character was a much more modern one derived from the noun referring to the animal wif de big nasty teef.
Pretentiousness by Dan Fox review – why anti-intellectualism is the real snobbery
Against the trolls, beautifully, Fox here wields classical etymology, having noted that “pretentious” derives from the Latin for extending forwards.
Bigger in size but equally ignorant: 'shark'
While compiling my voluminous bibliography of English etymology, I didn't encounter references to Tom Jones's publication on shark. However, the moment I decided to write a post on this word (which happened three weeks ago) and searched the Internet, ...
Once Subversive, Frieze Opens in a Changing London
The etymology dates to 1988, when a Goldsmiths College student named Damien Hirst organized an exhibition called “Freeze” in the disused offices of the London Port Authority in SE16, a run-down area close to the Thames.
Woodlands Middle School Students Pitch Products To 'Shark Tank'
HARTSDALE, N.Y. -- Students at Woodlands Middle School in Hartsdale recently completed a unit in etymology in Katherine Tovar's seventh-grade English classes whereby they had to develop a product that fixes a problem or meets a need in society.

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