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  Common phrases (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
List of catch phrases - (catch phrase, stock phrase)
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 List of common phrases based on stereotypes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of common American and British Commonwealth words and phrases based on racial, ethnic, religious, regional or other stereotypes.
Paddywagon, based on the stereotype that most cops and/or criminals were Irish in the 19th century.
Turning Japanese, a term for excessive masturbation, based on the perception that men make a face where they squint their eyes and curl their lips to expose the upper incisors (resembling the stereotypical image of a Japanese).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_common_phrases_based_on_stereotypes   (1218 words)

 Encyclopedia: Stereotype   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stereotypes are considered to be a group concept, held by one social group about another.
Often a stereotype is a negative caricature or inversion of some positive characteristic possessed by members of a group, exaggerated to the point where it becomes repulsive or ridiculous.
Stereotyping is often found in the media and pop culture than anywhere else.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stereotype   (359 words)

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 Encyclopedia topic: Stereotype   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stereotypes are common in the world of drama (The literary genre of works intended for the theater), where they are often used as a form of dramatic shorthand.
The word stereotype originated in the world of printing (Reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication) ; it was originally a duplicate impression of an original typographical element, used for printing (Reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication) instead of the original.
In fact, cliché (additional info and facts about cliché) and stereotype were both originally printers' words, and in their literal printers' meanings were synonymous.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/st/stereotype.htm   (461 words)

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List of Chancellors of the University of Cambridge
List of Chancellors of the University of Mississippi
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 Public Speaking Glossary
Common forms are speeches of tribute, inspiration, eulogies, toasts, introduction, making and accepting awards, and the after-dinner speech.
A listing of the main sources of information that could be used in a speech and of the major ideas from each source.
A word, phrase or other connecting element that indicates when a speaker has finished one thought and is moving on to another.
www.speaking-tips.com /Glossary.aspx   (6351 words)

 ipedia.com: Race Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The historical definition of race, before the development of evolutionary biology, was that of common lineage, a vague concept interchangeable with species, breed, cultural origin, or national character ("The whole race of mankind." – Shakespeare; "From whence the race of Alban fathers come" – Dryden).
Older concepts that were also at least partly based on common descent, such as nation and tribe, entail a much larger number of groupings.
Precision and commonality in terminological communication is especially important in fields like medical research and diagnosis because a rapidly growing list of genetic disorders and predispositions are strongly linked to race and ethnicity (not to geographical "populations").
www.ipedia.com /race.html   (5659 words)

 Global Connections . Stereotypes | PBS
Stereotypical images are used repeatedly as shorthand to evoke a particular reaction.
And where the national media is run by a foreign government, particularly one that doesn't agree with U.S. foreign policies, it may choose to reinforce negative stereotypes of the U.S. The Portrayal of the American in Arabic Literature (1:33) Watch
The common American practice of placing elderly family members in nursing homes is viewed with disdain by many in other countries.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/questions/types   (2517 words)

 Wicca and Asatru
We have witnessed a common assumption (particularly among Wiccans) that Ásatrú is a branch-off from the general post-1960s Pagan upsurge, and from Wicca in particular.
While various interpretations for the pentagram abound, a common understanding of the religious meaning of the symbol is that it represents five equidistant elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Spirit, each bound within the circle of life, death, and rebirth.
It is common to hear in the Pagan community that various groups need to come together in order to fight the common enemy, who is almost exclusively defined as external to the community.
www.webcom.com /~lstead/wicatru.html   (8909 words)

 TV Stereotypes | Lesson
The lesson begins with a discussion about the types of stereotypes that are common on television, why stereotypes are used on TV, and the possible negative influences of stereotyping.
To further increase their awareness of television stereotypes, students will participate in a number of writing, drawing and viewing activities that include deconstructing segments from television programs, drawing stereotypical and non-stereotypical figures, and writing a poem about stereotypes.
With older students, divide the class into groups, have each group list the dangers of stereotyping, then have a spokesperson for each group share their ideas with the class.
www.media-awareness.ca /english/resources/educational/lessons/elementary/stereotyping/tv_stereotypes.cfm   (807 words)

 Society Fresh : Article 'The Man Who Japed'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is long flat list, mainly of firearms, including the usual machine guns, rifles and shotguns, but also some other man-firable weapons such as mortars and grenade launchers.
List is not complete, many models are multiple times, and there numerous misnamed variants.
In August 2004, the battalion was activated for duty in Iraq as one of the manuver battlions of the 29th Separate Infantry Brigade, Hawaii Army National Guard.
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 Normal for Norfolk - TheBestLinks.com - NFN, England, Slang, Urban myth, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The term comes from an urban myth that Social Services in Norfolk used to record the letters 'NFN' against the personal details of certain clients, where they were considered to be a bit strange or had peculiar habits.
According to the urban myth, such clients were so common in that area that they were considered normal as far as Norfolk was concerned.
The portrayal of people from Norfolk in this light is a common stereotype in England.
www.thebestlinks.com /NFN.html   (218 words)

 IRC: Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
To better ensure that common understanding, the IRC staff work to explain the terms and concepts we use so that everyone can understand how we use them and what we mean by them.
Below is list of concepts and terms we use in our trainings, publications and resources, and the working definitions we hold for them.
They go beyond necessary and useful categorizations and generalizations in that they are typically negative, are based on little information, and are highly resistant to change--even in the face of contradictory evidence.
www.asu.edu /irc/resources/glossary.html   (1358 words)

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In my experience, many of the people who most loudly proclaim that stereotypes are good and necessary, are most often the people who do very little analysis in forming their generalizations.
(i.e., their stereotypes are very superficial in their basis) And when such people are presented with evidence or logic as to how that generalization might be "tweaked" to be more accurate, these persons automatically reject any such outside input.
In my opinion, it's not difficult to distinguish the person who generalizes and stereotypes in a good faith attempt to give some order to his world, from the person who stereotypes because he gains satisfaction from fixating on the negative attributes of groups other than his own.
www.charlierose.com /board/topic.asp?ti=13180&pg=26   (4160 words)

 UNC Writing Center Handout | Fallacies: Mistakes in the Logic of Arguments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stereotypes about people ("frat boys are drunkards," "grad students are nerdy," etc.) are a common example of the principle underlying hasty generalization.
One of the most common versions is the bandwagon fallacy, in which the arguer tries to convince the audience to do or believe something because everyone else (supposedly) does.
Sometimes people use the phrase "beg the question" as a sort of general criticism of arguments, to mean that an arguer hasn't given very good reasons for a conclusion, but that's not the meaning we're going to discuss here.
www.unc.edu /depts/wcweb/handouts/fallacies.htm   (3942 words)

 ReadWriteThink - All Lessons
Extend students’ brainstormed lists of characteristics for the characters in the novels they read by asking them to develop a list of ten important things about a specific character.
Based on their research, students take a stand on the controversy and develop persuasive arguments on their position that they present in a class debate on the subject of downloading.
Encourage your students to explore elements of common literary genres, not only as a way to appreciate the wealth of literature available to them, but also to expand their models for effective writing.
www.readwritethink.org /lessons/index.asp?grade=0&strand=0&engagement=0   (11021 words)

 Villanova Writing Center :: How to Write A College Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Then, after you complete this list, cross out all of those supporting details that may not be completely relevant to your paper and concentrate on those that you haven’t crossed out in your paper when you begin to actually write.
The most common way to acknowledge this reliance or indebtedness is to use footnotes or other documentation.
The passive voice is a mode of phrasing sentences to exclude the active subject, replacing it instead with the object of the sentence’s action.
www.writingcenter.villanova.edu /html/college_paper.html   (5955 words)

 Huck Finn Teachers Guide: Huck Finn in Context: The Curriculum: Section 2: Behind the Mask -- Exploring Stereotypes
Before examining negative African American stereotypes, it's useful to help students develop a deeper understanding of the history and culture of African Americans by looking at the rich and varied heritage of Africans before they were enslaved and brought to America, as well as during slavery.
Ask students to discuss or write about why these illustrations may now be seen as offensive, what stereotypes they reflect, and what effect they might have had on the reader when it was published.
Assign each group one of the poems and give them twenty to thirty minutes to find a way to read the poem so that its meaning -- whatever their interpretation -- is clear to the rest of the class.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/cultureshock/teachers/huck/section2.html   (967 words)

 Learning Technology newsletter, Vol. 3 Issue 4, October 2001
Where 'product' refers to control of the learning environment for the achievement of pre-determined outcomes; 'practice' is based on a consensus of understanding where learners are able to take appropriate actions and learning is relevant and meaningful and; 'praxis' is action and reflection informed by self and others.
The traditional perspective of English for specific purposes based on teaching reading comprehension using authentic paper-based texts taken from textbooks or journals from the student's major area of studies had to be revised to include an emphasis on communication skills using electronically-based texts or hypertexts from the students specialized area of studies.
Based on our group's class experiences, the RETA cohort students definitely agree that the combination of the face-to-face and online formats offers the benefits of both learning environments.
lttf.ieee.org /learn_tech/issues/october2001   (13332 words)

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As an employee of Company ABC (your ideal of a company to work for), you know first-hand that these stereotypes are far from the truth.
Solution: You decide to write a profile of an engineer you know to prove to readers of Newsweek that the stereotypes presented in the previous article do not portray engineers as they really are.
Description of Assignment: Based on an interview with a professional engineer, you will write a paper that profiles the life of an engineer.
www.public.asu.edu /~atsjd/fall2001/fcassignmenttwo.doc   (720 words)

 Contextualising knowledge–making in Linux user groups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is geographically based around the University of York, but is open to everyone, and the membership includes a good proportion of individuals not affiliated with the University.
That is based on a case she had heard of, which reflected the problem of different versions of
This type of innovation, based on a problem–solving process through social learning, is common in FLOSS–oriented innovation, such as the case of EMACS editor software (Lin, 2004).
firstmonday.org /issues/issue9_11/lin   (4079 words)

 Brainwashing | 100777.com
Furthermore, the autopsy list of Flight 77 which supposedly hit the Pentagon listed none of the accused hijackers.
Kennedy's investigation of thimerosal, a mercury based preservative, used in vaccines given to children and believed to be responsible for increasing cases of neurological diseases including autism.
Based on your own words, I conclude you "see"; the freedom movement is NON-moving.., yet, the NWOdor elite are moving their agenda forward at political light-speed.
100777.com /brainwashing   (7039 words)

 Pennsylvania dutch phrases Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Common phrases in different languages#Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch (Germanic)...
Following are words and phrases I found in Reformed Dutch Church Records in New York in the 1600s.
Such phrases as “Es giebt gar kein use” and “Ich kann es nicht ständen” are very...
www.1homesforsalepennsylvania23.info /pennsylvania-mortgage-company-online/pennsylvania-dutch-phrases.html   (680 words)

 biology - List of ethnic slurs
The following is a list of ethnic slurs that are, or have been, used to refer to members of a given ethnicity (or in some cases, nationality, region, or religion) in a derogatory or pejorative manner.
The term is listed, followed by its primary user(s) and a definition.
This word is not always a slur, however it is sometimes used by native Mexicans as a derogatory term to insinuate that the person born in the United States is not a true Mexican and, therefore, a "lesser" Mexican.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/Ethnic_slur   (10257 words)

As the group leader or facilitator, pick a topic outside of the training discussion to which you know there will be diversity, like what types of food would make a perfect desert, and have each person share their views, and other views that they are aware of.
Often when you are trying to point out the difference and commonalities that exist in groups and individuals, it is often best to use an activity that illustrate the point.
What is felt to be "common sense" to someone with one cultural background may be "utter nonsense" to someone from another, with the same level of validity for their environment.
www.thiagi.com /email-intercultural101-tips.html   (6386 words)

 Dutch (disambiguation) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
English Dutch, German Deutsch, and Dutch Dietsch have a common origin.
In English, Dutch used to be a generic term to refer to Netherlanders and Germans alike.
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia?title=Dutch&redirect=no   (317 words)

 The Bridge between Islam and Christianity PLUS A Muslim's Stance on the Corruption of the Bible   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are other reasons, many and complicated, for false stereotypes and general misinformation about Islam which highlight the grim nature of the situation.
His interest was kindled in 1970 in Palestine, when he ‘soon discovered the tremendous amount of common ground’ between the Christian faith and ‘the true faith and teachings of Islam’, after reading and studying the Qur’an.
Addition of Natural Complements and Similar Adjuncts: Where the scribe thought a phrase to be missing a few words that, in his opinion, should have been there, he added such words as he thought were obviously missing and were meant to be there.
www.themodernreligion.com /comparative/christ/christ_islambridge_bcorrupt.htm   (4406 words)

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On rare occasions a colloquialism (a word or phrase appropriate to casual speech, such as "giveaway") or slang (a very informal colloquialism such as "humongous" or "freaked out") is used in the middle register for its vigor or humor.
For example, the term "Welsh rabbit," which describes melted cheese poured over toast, is based on an ethnic slur: Welsh hunters are supposedly so incompetent that their families end up eating cheese and bread instead of rabbit.
In place of he, him, and so on you can use "he or she" and its equivalents: "When a lawyer is appointed to a judgeship, his or her law firm often gains prestige and influence." But several of these pronoun pairs in the same sentence or in several sentences in a row can seem awkward.
home.comcast.net /~barbarajdaniels/Style.htm   (6015 words)

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