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The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Miscellaneous Astral Case Histories
Waking Paralysis Related Case Histories: #1: Ms. E: Ms. E. I had another spontaneous, unwanted, OBE a few days ago. I was sitting in for a Maths lecture to take a nap (I don't take Mathematics) and was feeling very cold, rather hungry and miserable as I...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
King James Bible: Mark, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land. 4:2 And he taught them many things by...
New Testament >> Mark
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 13
Chapter 13 13:1 Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. 13:2 As they...
New Testament >> The Acts
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
This rune, the fifth rune of the third aett and twenty-first of the Elder Futhark, has two names. Kenaz/Kaunaz is the other rune with two names. Laguz is the best-known name of today’s rune. It means “lake.” Laukaz is the alternative name and means “leek,” a...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology

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This world history review examines standard textbooks used between the sixth and twelfth grades world history textbooks abandon narrative and complexity.
English Words: History and Structure
English words: history and structure / by Robert P. Stockwell and Donka Minkova. p.
Word history of spices and condiments
Word history of spices and condiments by. Yumiko Matsuya. Linguistics 442.
Aug 24, 2008 into history even earlier. In 1480,. Leonardo da Vinci prior to World War I.

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Barry Wood: Why words that end in '-cracy' rule
Its original meanings, says The Oxford Dictionary of Word Histories, were “the making of a decision by random selection” and “a portion assigned to someone.

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Online Etymology Dictionary
Etymology - English Word Histories - Stories of Words - Definition of
Etymology (Word Origins) > Interesting word histories
Below is an alphabetically-arranged list of interesting English words, complete with a description of their origins (their etymologies).
Exploratorium Magazine: Language: Word Histories
You can use an ordinary dictionary to find extraordinary histories of words.
The Merriam-Webster new book of word histories - Google Books
A gold mine of fascinating word histories!

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