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Quotes and Famous Sayings
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Semantic satiation History and research[edit] Leon Jakobovits James coined the phrase "semantic satiation" in his 1962 doctoral dissertation at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.[1] Prior to that, the expression "verbal satiation" had been used along with terms that express the idea of mental fatigue. The dissertation listed many of the names others had used for the phenomenon: Many other names have been used for what appears to be essentially the same process: inhibition (Herbert, 1824, in Boring, 1950), refractory phase and mental fatigue (Dodge, 1917; 1926a), lapse of meaning (Bassett and Warne, 1919), work decrement (Robinson and Bills, 1926), cortical inhibition (Pavlov, 192?) The explanation for the phenomenon is that, in the cortex, verbal repetition repeatedly arouses a specific neural pattern that corresponds to the meaning of the word. Rapid repetition makes both the peripheral sensorimotor activity and central neural activation fire repeatedly.

Ancient Quotes And Quotations Quotes from Ancient Times What the rich and famous and wise said Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quote.s It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life. Solomon (died c. 930 BC), king of the ancient Hebrews and son of David As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters. As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. Lycurgu (fl. c. 850 BC), Spartan semi-mythical law-giver

Things People Said Ordinary people can be drop dead funny. Latest additions: 1/21/11 Human speech is directly responsible for almost every thought and emotion we have throughout life's journey. The complexity of language and the complex messages we use it to communicate leave the possibilities wide open for just about anything. Among other things, people can say things that are funny. Someone is walking over my grave Meaning A response to a sudden unexplained shudder or shivering. Origin 'Someone is walking over my grave' seems a rather odd thing for a living person to say when experiencing a sudden shudder, so why is it said? The 18th saying derives from an earlier folk legend that a sudden cold sensation was caused by someone walking over the place that one's grave was eventually going to be. This belief is in line with the workings of people's minds in England in the Middle Ages, in which the distinction between life and death was much less clear than we see it now.

oscar mike The letters o (oscar) and m (mike) of the military phonetic alphabet which when used together indicates that a unit is "On the Move" or sometimes, "On Mission." Headquarters ordered us to relocate our fighting positions AGAIN today, so we are fucking Oscar Mike. Goddamnit. Infinity Ward's new favorite fetish word. Implemented in everyday or formal use, in any circumstance, at any time, wherever IW thinks it sounds awesome and also rad. Desiderata 1976 edition of The Desiderata of Happiness poetry collection "Desiderata" (Latin: "desired things") is a 1927 prose poem by American writer Max Ehrmann. Largely unknown in the author's lifetime, the text became widely known after its use in a devotional and after spoken-word recordings in 1971 and 1972. History[edit] Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

Top Films of the 1990s TOP TEN FILMS OF THE 1990s Return to Main Film Page 1. MAGNOLIA (Paul Thomas Anderson) 2. THE TALENTED MR. Quotes About Intelligent Design (55 quotes) “Scientists are slowly waking up to an inconvenient truth - the universe looks suspiciously like a fix. The issue concerns the very laws of nature themselves. For 40 years, physicists and cosmologists have been quietly collecting examples of all too convenient "coincidences" and special features in the underlying laws of the universe that seem to be necessary in order for life, and hence conscious beings, to exist. Change any one of them and the consequences would be lethal. Shenanigans Deception or tomfoolery on the part of carnival stand operators. "Officer Barbrady, I call shenanigans!" An official declaration made by patrons of an establishment who feel they have been cheated. Once a charge of shenanigans has been accepted by an authority figure, said patrons are free to assault the owners of said establishment with brooms.

Wellness Words of Wisdom May 27th, 2013 The fountain in the center of campus is dry, lifeless. It’s almost October. The inscription at the base of the fountain reads, “In Memory of a Beautiful Life.” It commemorates Mary Tomlinson Lanning, Class of 1912, a sophomore who died much too young from typhoid fever.

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