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  Alternative words for British information - Search.com
There are many alternative ways to describe the people of the United Kingdom, though the official designated nationality is British.
Other terms are serious or tongue-in-cheek attempts to coin words as alternatives to the potentially ambiguous standard terms.
The term is believed to derive from lime-juicer, referring to the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy practice of supplying lime juice (an antiscorbutic) to British sailors to prevent scurvy in the 19th century.
www.search.com /reference/Alternative_words_for_British   (1353 words)

  Magical Thinking in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Skeptical Inquirer November 2001)
Many of today's "complementary" or "alternative" systems of healing involve magical beliefs, manifesting ways of thinking based in principles of cosmology and causality that are timeless and absolutely universal.
Words are extremely powerful, as they embody their own meaning, and speech is usually part of the magic act.
It is universally believed that spoken words, activated by the life force and the intent of the speaker and borne on his or her breath, carry the power of their own meaning directly to their intended target.
www.csicop.org /si/2001-11/alternative.html   (3373 words)

 American Poetry Review, The - Find Articles
American Poetry Review publishes the very best contemporary poetry and prose from a diverse array of authors.
After silence, years of it, this caliber of speech, how he spoke from room to room, screaming the only word he had for us, and to get even, I'll...
They know not how many things are signified by the words stealing, sowing, buying, keeping quiet, seeing what ought to be done; for this is not effected...
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3692   (270 words)

 Search Help
Words enclosed in double quotes ("like this") appear together in all returned documents.
If you include other words in the query, those words will be highlighted within the cached document.
returns documents that mention the word "heart" in their HTML title, and mention the word "diabetes" anywhere in the document either in the title or anywhere else in the document.
www.americanheart.org /presenter.jhtml?identifier=3028367   (1234 words)

 The Ultimate American - American History Information Guide and Reference
American, when used as an adjective, can mean "of the United States of America" or "of or relating to the Americas"; when used as a noun, "United States citizen", "residing in the Americas", or less frequently "American English".
English speakers most commonly use American to refer to the United States only; the same is true of cognates of the word in many other languages, such as the German Amerikaner, the French Américain(e), the Greek Αμερικανός (Amerikanos) and so on.
The American race is an obsolete 19th-century racial classification referring to the various peoples now called Native Americans, also historically called the "red" race, although that latter term is generally considered derogatory.
www.historymania.com /american_history/American   (546 words)

  The Alternative Insurance Market: A Primer
While this alternative method of risk financing is very flexible, it usually does not make sense to form a captive to fill a need for one year.
Another alternative is to apply them to a future program, possibly with expanded coverage, to enhance the likelihood of the fund being depleted.
This alternative may continue to develop as a significant alternative since it is receiving a great deal of attention in the way of resources from various organizations.
www.captive.com /service/munich-american/munich_article1.html   (4558 words)

 Alternative words for American - Definition, explanation
There have been a number of attempts to coin an alternative to "American" as an adjective (a demonym) for United States nationals.
In Esperanto, one forms the word for a citizen of a given country using the suffix "-an" which means "member of".
Usanian is derived from the Ido word Usana.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/a/al/alternative_words_for_american.php   (820 words)

 The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry -- About The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry is a leading source of information for the rapidly developing field of geriatric psychiatry.
The number of words in the submitted manuscript should be typed in the upper right corner of the title page.
At least three key words that describe the content of the submission should be typed in the lower right corner of the page.
ajgponline.org /misc/ifora.shtml   (3544 words)

 American Rhetoric: Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream
When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir.
This note was a promise that all men, yes, fl men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the "unalienable Rights" of "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note, insofar as her citizens of color are concerned.
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
www.americanrhetoric.com /speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm   (1689 words)

 Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace
Hopefully, one day, I can get the words together to actually write an academic article about this topic, but I felt as though this is too important of an issue to sit on while I find the words.
In other words, all of my anti-capitalist college friends who work in cafes and read Engels are not working class just because they make $14K a year and have no benefits.
When PEW collected data in December 2005, it found that 55% of American teens 12-17 admitted to having a SNS profile in front of their parents.
www.danah.org /papers/essays/ClassDivisions.html   (4266 words)

 AFT: Publications: American Educator Summer 2002: Ask the Cognitive Scientist: Allocating Student Study Time
In this experiment, one group was taught spelling words and math facts in a distributed condition and another in a massed condition.
To summarize what we know from the laboratory: There is a mountain of evidence suggesting that spacing study time leads to better memory of the material; the effect applies to at least some of the types of learning students do--fact learning; and it seems to hold for school-age children.
In an American history class, that set of ideas might include the key principles that the Founders intended to capture in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
www.aft.org /pubs-reports/american_educator/summer2002/askcognitivescientist.html   (2672 words)

 The Ultimate Americas - American History Information Guide and Reference
In American Spanish, however, the assumption is that there is a single continent, America.
People who live in the Americas are sometimes referred to as being American, although the word American is used much more commonly in English, and some other languages, to refer to a citizen of the United States of America.
One alternative first proposed by a Bristol antiquary and naturalist, Alfred Hudd, was that America is derived from Richard Amerike, a merchant from Bristol, who is believed to have financed John Cabot's voyage of discovery from England to Newfoundland in 1497.
www.historymania.com /american_history/The_Americas   (878 words)

 Department of Education censors words America and American - U.S. Politics Online: A Political Discussion Forum Archives
A Michigan judge is accusing the state's Department of Education of censoring the words "America" and "American" from public schools.
The words "America" and "American" were ordered out of the state testing program and instruction to those drafting curriculum content standards to remove the words as well.
Commentary: The dept acknowledges the words were taken off the test but will not admit it’s a formatted plan for the education system.
www.uspoliticsonline.net /education/28792-department-education-censors-words-america-american.html   (784 words)

 Homeopathic Naturopathic Doctor
Miles, through alternative care techniques, directs his efforts as a "natural health care consultant" combined with homeopathy.
Alternative health care consulting service is a drugless, approach (such as oral chelation therapy).
The thrust of our alternative health care is the Oral Chelation Therapy which aids in cleansing and preventing a wide variety of health problems.
www.theherbdoctor.org /alternative-health-care.html   (477 words)

 American Handgunner - Find Articles
For serious handgun enthusiast with demonstrated interest in self-defense handguns, hunting handguns, competition handguns and collecting.
As a reader of American Handgunner I thank you for the kind words in the Sept/Oct 2006 "Collector's Issue" ("The Way We Were?" by...
Just picked up the latest American Handgunner (Sep/Oct 2006) and am in the process of scanning through it.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BTT   (276 words)

 The Revolution's Black Soldiers
That was the signal for the publication of Dunmore's long-anticipated proclamation to American slaves.
Brown provides a convenient analysis of fls used by the Americans and the British in the armed forces and as laborers during the war.
This is an early attempt to analyze the number of fls used as regulars, militia, and as laborers for the Continentals.
americanrevolution.org /blk.html   (5777 words)

 Tribal Name Meanings And Alternative Names by Phil Konstantin
I do not keep, nor have I researched, a list of personal names in a variety of American Indian languages.
If you are looking for a name for your child, house or pet (etc.), I suggest asking the experts who operate a website listed in the section below.
Some tribes have a name they give to the world, and another name which was meant to be used only amongst themselves.
americanindian.net /names.html   (551 words)

 American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms
American Cancer Society :: Information and Resources for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Prostate, Lung and Other Forms
One blessing we could all give thanks for this holiday season: your last cigarette.
All content and works posted on this website are owned and copyrighted by the American Cancer Society, Inc. All rights reserved.
www.cancer.org   (226 words)

 MichaelMoore.com : See the Movie, Start the Revolution ...a letter from Michael Moore
Tell them you expect them to back H.R. 676, and to take the Senator Brown pledge.
Sherrod Brown of Ohio refuses to accept his free, government-run health insurance until EVERY American is covered.
Meanwhile, More than 300 Americans Die Because They Had No Health Insurance During the 8-Day Gupta-Moore War...
www.michaelmoore.com /words/message/index.php   (750 words)

 People For the American Way
Sheldon Whitehouse introduced legislation today that would make it a criminal offense to engage in the voter suppression tactic of “voter caging.” PFAW supports the bill, which will help ensure that pernicious suppression practices do not prevent voters from having fair and equal access to the polls.
One of the nation’s leading progressive advocacy organizations, PFAW seeks a leader with vision to help the organization build on its 25-year history of activism.
10/24/07 - People For the American Way took the lead in organizing an event that brought more than 125 activists and advocates from across Ohio to Columbus for a discussion of hot-button issues such as access to the polls, voter ID requirements, and election reform.
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general   (1459 words)

 American Decency Association
[And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the Lord to walk after the Lord, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.]
Pornography on American military bases - a call to action
Back from DC Boycott of Movie Gallery makes impact
www.americandecency.org   (401 words)

 Words For My Enjoyment » Blog Archive » Alternative Titles for American Idol
Words For My Enjoyment » Blog Archive » Alternative Titles for American Idol
Words for My Enjoyment is the blog of writer Paul Davidson.
All content licensed under a Creative Commons License.
www.pauldavidson.net /2005/01/20/alternative-titles-for-american-idol   (298 words)

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