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Literature includes written works of an imaginative, journalistic or scholarly nature. Language is a system of spoken and written symbols by means of which people can communicate with each other. We invite you to ask and answer questions about languages and literature; including pronunciation, grammar, definitions, examples, acronyms, abbreviations, etc.

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ANSWER (Robert Smith): Humans use language to express thought. Thoughts can be ideas, mental images, sounds, or feelings (emotions). Whether those thoughts are original (created by your imagination), memories, or a combination of the two, we use language to communicate them to others. Being a creati…
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Epic Theater An epic is a theatrical form that emerged in the 1920s, associated with Bertolt Brecht. Brecht sought to distance (alienate) spectators emotionally by writing episodic scenes interrupted by songs and other devices, so the audience would watch objectively and judge what it saw. Ultimate…
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Alphabetic writing systems are vastly easier to learn than hieroglyphics or syllable-based systems as the number of symbols is much more limited. If the language has a consistent spelling system, like Spanish or Finnish, then learning to read and write is even easier. As for civilization and progres…
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Animal Groups Frogs- Army Turtles- Bales Coyotes- Band Quail- Bevy Pheasants- Bouquet Hawks- Cast Finches- Charm Cats- Clowder Penguins- Colony Rhinos- Crash Woodpeckers- Descent Doves- Dole Hares- Down Squirrels- Dray Hogs- Drift Crocodiles- Float Elks- Gang Hawks- Kettle Cows- Kine Moles- Labor L…
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Some people believe in them and some don't. I for one do! It is said that we each have a guardian angel if we choose to listen and pay attention (that nagging feeling in the back of your mind when something you are doing is not right or dangerous.) Is it instinct or a message from that guardian ange…
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This is a metaphor, an accurate statement would be to take pride in your language. Pride is a feeling, feelings cannot be carried. To carry pride in your native language is to speak crisply, distinctly, clearly. Thus, it's a pleasure for others fluent in your language or mother tongue, to listen to …
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Effective Leader Qualities: 1-Honesty2-Confidence 3-Patience4-Focus 5-Dedication6-Consistency7-Motivate others8-Effective Communication
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Harriet Beecher Stowe is famous because she wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, which was an abolitionist novel. This novel blamed the entire nation for slavery. It was not an anti-southern book. It did not cause the US Civil War. The book was published about ten years before the US Civil War.
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An allusion is a references to a place, myth, literary work, historical event, or person. For example, the brand name Nike is an allusion to the Greek goddess Nike, who was the goddess of victory. Nike would want to allude to such a goddess, since it conveys a positive image of the company.
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poetry is in stanzas prose is in paragraphs, or sentences
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Your story line can be considered by whomever has asked you to write one. Otherwise, you can research the arena where you'd like to see your story line appear, such as a novel, a TV or film genre or otherwise.
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James Cameron's official Fan mail (regular postal mail) address: James Cameron Directors Guild of America 7920 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 USA OR James Cameron Earthship Productions 3806 Cross Creek Road Suite D Malibu, CA 90265-4975 USA
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Some examples of themes are overcoming adversity, love, and friendship. A theme is the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic, so a theme could be almost anything. Answer 2: Also, experienced speakers and writers know the value of having a theme. For…
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Because their servants and retainers are always fighting and innocents can be hurt. The Prince holds the heads of the families responsible for the actions of their servants and family members. Plus he has told them to stop like a billion times before.
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entrepreneurnoun that means 1.The owner or manager of a business enterprise who takes the risks and makes the initiative and attempts to make profits in his or her business.2.An entrepreneur is also a middleman or commercial intermediary or sometimes a consultant.
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(Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight; a candidate for knighthood a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name. It was originally a title for the sons of nobles and gentry who did not possess any other title. Current usag…
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Gilded refers that which is golden, or appears to be golden---thus, in other words, the culture of money and its protection, so this answer emphasizes those aspects. In general terms, the wealth of the nation expanded 1870-1905, but the basis of severe economic inequalities were also starting to for…
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The song is actually titled John Jacob Jingle Heimer Schmidt. However, the song is just an old children's song that is sung over and over, and not based on a real person.
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The family endures poverty, near starvation and the casual cruelty of family and neighbours, yet they live to tell the tale with eloquence, exuberance and remarkable forgiveness narrative techniques, stream of conscious narrative method, stylistic figures
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to promote full racial equality fo shizzle :P
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Contact Diane McWhorter You could write to her c/o the publisher.
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Logic is the science of correct thinking. A classic definition is new and necessary reasoning. It's new because you didn't know the item before, and necessary because a correctly formulated syllogism has to be true if the bases are true. This syllogism is a well-known example: All men are mortal.…
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In physics, resonance is the tendency of a system to oscillate at maximum amplitude at certain frequencies. In music, resonance is the characteristic of sound waves vibrating in either the open air or within an enclosed structure, which can include a musical instrument. Like in a violin, when the st…
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Long story short. The difference is that with PROSE the rhythms varies more than poetry. The different beats and rhythms between POETRY and PROSE can easily tell them apart --- Poetry is a sample of literature written in verse or meter. It may or may not rhyme. It may or may not consist of stanz…
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Here's why you need to study literature: Studying anything makes you smarter! Literature is entertaining! Literature shows you how to communicate better Literature shows you information about the world and other cultures Literature makes you think creatively Literature helps you to understand abst…
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Literature is said to be an enduring expression of significant human experience for several reasons. One, we can often relate to the experiences of others when we read their writings. Also, once a piece of writing is published, it can remain available for centuries. And, the most important events in…
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Answer On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
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Answer The drifting apart of continents for a very long period of time... Ito ay isang teorya kung saan ipinapaliwanag ang pagbubuo-buo (formation), pag-lilipat-lipat o paghahalinhinan (alteration) at ang sobrang bagal na pagkilos ng mga kontinente sa earth crust.
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Answer 19th century British literature. American literature. The Greek epic. The short story. I note that the question refers to the two types. The usual way of classifying literature as two types (and no more) is prose and verse.
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There are a wide variety of types of literature. These types of literature include fiction, non-fiction, biography, historical, as well as mystery.
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A role is a function or part performed especially in a particular operation or process or context.A function involves the things a person does in performing his/her role, for example, my role as teacher involves the following functions: instructing, nurturing, listening, encouraging, disciplining an…
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Characteristics of Language: 1) verbal, vocal & sound 2)social phenomenon 3)means of communication 4)non-instinctive, conventional 5) arbitrary 6)symbolic 7)systematic 8)unique 9)linguistic & communicative competence 10)human & structurally complex If we are talking about lang…
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Long poems that tell the storied of heroes.
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Language acquisition is the ability of the brain in its cognitive development & process to conceptualise concepts,structures and semantics in a language , while learning is the active participation and effort to learn a language. Language teachers devise methods as components of language acquisi…
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Metric ton A metric ton is equivalent to 1,000 kilograms (kg). A kilogram is equivalent to 2.2046 pounds (lb). Hence, a metric ton is equivalent to 2,204.6 lb. a ton= 2000lbs a metric ton= 1000 Kg
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Answer No, different speciesof animals speak different languages. a whale and a dog can hear each other but do not understand what they are trying to say.even rabbits and Giraffes have their own communicantion sistem but unfortunatly we cant even hear this language.
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Answer Thoughtful, reflective Answer thoughtful, in the sense, of tending to think ; pensive 1362, from Old French pensif (11c., fem. pensive), from penser "to think," from Latin pensare "weigh, consider," freq. of pendere "weigh" (see pendant). ;
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I would recommend Sparknotes.
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Some of the supernatural elements : At the end of Act I, a terrible storm comes up. Casca and Cicero each believe that the storm foreshadows events surrounding Caesar's impending assassination. Casca is fearful of a host of strange sightings and believes that these signs prognosticate evil. Cicero …
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* The meeting will please come to order.* Mr. / Ms. Chairperson, may i have the floor?* I respectfully nominate _______________ for President. * Mr. / Ms. Chairperson, I move that the nomination for the president.*** *** T T *** *** _ ***** I don't know if this is right *****
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Answer Translating is written; interpreting is oral. A translator has time to search for the appropriate word or phrase; an interpreter needs the ability to 'keep going' even after making a slip. Both need a good knowledge of the relevant languages. Beyond that, personality is most important for…
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Inari Sami Uralic Finland 400 Skolt Sami Uralic Finland, Russia (Karelia) 400 Ingrian Uralic Russia (Ingria) 300 Washo Hokan United States (Washoe County, Nevada) 252[19] Comanche Uto-Aztecan United States (Oklahoma) 200 Livonian Uralic Latvia (Livonia) 150 Pite Sami Uralic Sweden, Norway 20 Ume Sam…
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Accepted usage. Grammar of any language is based on how a native speaker uses a particular language to communicate. From sounds to mechanics all elements must be acceptable.
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don't marry someone at the young age
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Probably Chinese (Mandarin) or Japanese. If you started with Japanese it would be a little bit easier. Answer2: Better learn Spanish, look at the second language on EVERYTHING, it is written in Spanish.
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Legal research is "the process of identifying and retrieving information necessary to support legal decision-making. In its broadest sense, legal research includes each step of a course of action that begins with an analysis of the facts of a problem and concludes with the application and communicat…
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ying and yang? I believe it is yin and yang. That's why you got a red squiggle under "ying." (New Edit) Yes, yin snd yang are the most well known symbol for balance. The circles of opposite color in each side represent the balance, how one as a bit of the other and vice versa. Yin is often assoc…
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French is the Official language, but there are at least seven tribal languages spoken including Fon and Yoruba.
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Four powers of the U.S. Congress:1. Declare War2. Levy Taxes3. Ratify Treaties4. Impeachment Authority
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His mother encouraged him to do so.
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It is an interface building program. It is typically used in healthcare to communicate data in accordance with HL7 standards.
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People express thought mainly by using language.
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This is done by a person who wants to get rid of his everyday troubles, depressions, frustrations, problems, through reading magazines, stories, novels, essays and others. Seemingly, he considers the reading materials as having narcotic effect like a drug or opium that dulls the senses and makes one…
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Call out the members of the Queen's marine Call out the Kings artillery Call out me mother, my sister and me brother But for God's sakes, don't call me. Now, I don't want to be a soldier. I don't want to be a man of fires. (?) I just want to go down to old Soho Pinching all the girlies in the…
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An unwanted sound or the sound that gets with intended voice message due to system or other errors is called as "Distortion'. It hamper's the communication and can be frustrating sometimes.
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Alternative means something with other options available to it. ex: Any alternative ideas guys for our business.
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A tonne is 1000kg or 1000000g
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Longitude lines. They are also called meridians.
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Answer The Romance languages are primarily derived from Latin, as spoken at the time of the Roman Empire. The vocabulary of the Romance languages is similar to that of Latin. Modern Romance languages have shed many of the grammatical features of Latin and acquired new ones. The reliance on word …
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Donald Trump Trammell Crow
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Answer We treat them with suspicion. We consider then to be mentally inferior and congenitally deaf. Which is why we speak to them slowly, using small words, and loudly. To compensate for their apparent deafness we also gestuculate wildly, although we have never learned to sign. Answer2: Often peo…
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It actually means this. An ornamental design, arabian.
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Declare War on another Country
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The Western alphabets, including English, evolved thusly: Hieroglyphics > Phoenician > Greek > Latin
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He wore the Green Beret-Lesley Miller
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This translates from Spanish to mean What day is today. You can respond with lunes or martes or miercoles or jueves or viernes or sabado or domingo. lunes is monday. martes is Tuesday and so on. . .
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Answer Human language is immensely complex, and it is inconceivable that one person 'invented' it. Moreover, language is social - that is, it is spoken by a group which shares it in the sense of using it in a community. (Writing only developed much later). People had to find some way of communi…
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English, Welsh, Cornish, and the Scottish and Irish forms of Gaellic.
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Of course there are many books on animals in Mexico. Just like here in the United States.
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Infuse means to pour and is usually used in medical scenarios, for example to infuse tea or herbs for a soothing drink is to pour hot water on them. From this use it also comes to mean revitalise, eg 'The bank hoped that by infusing some fresh funds into the profitable operations it could turn the c…
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Longitude measures the distance east and west of the prime meridian.
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Longitude is the measure of distances East and West of the Prime Meridian which runs through Greenwich, England
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It is both the title of a book and a punishment for crime that was used in the period that the book is set in. The main character of the book has been punished for a crime in that way. The punishment consisted of using a hot branding iron to brand the person's forehead with a letter identifying thei…
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Bilingualism means that there is more than one official language for example Canada has English as a fist language and French as a second language. An individual can be bilingual by having some degree of fluency in two languages. People can be fluent or nearly so in the standard spoken form of a lan…
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power to declare war, to levy tax, regulate commerce and enforce copyrights.
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Answer For example, if one person who can speak language A wants to learn another language (language B), then he/she perhaps needs to find another person who can speak language B and wants to learn language A, so the two persons can go on language exchange. There's a language exchange platform at…
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try the related link.
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Answer French is easily the main language in France.
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well, I heard it is about 5000 words! 5000 may be the number of words a typical person uses. When it comes to vocabulary, it is important to distinguish between the words someone understands, and the words they actually use. An average adult with English as a first language understands betwee…
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she was the greek queen of gods, the goddess of marriage and the wife of Zeus. She was often portrayed as jealous and resentful of infidelity.
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It is sometimes called a 'steal', or a 'find'.
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A formal communication is when someone is wearing a dress or a top and a shirt or just something when someone looks very pretty.
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most important : right to declare war! they can also levy taxes, the necessary and proper (elastic) clause, regulate commerce, regulate trade, establish a military, copyright and patent laws and govern washington DC
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Answer The theme is that it is wise to drink alcohol.. and foolish to drink milk, sagacious to kill but imprudent to aid the eradication of a species.
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Michael Jackson's third wife
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one answer is to extract the flavor of a substance by placing it in a hot liquid. For example tea bag put in hot water to make tea. The flavor escapes into the water.
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We can see what Jehovah thinks about false religion by reading the Bible book of Revelation. There, false religion is described as a symbolic woman, "Babylon the Great." (Revelation 17:5) Note how God describes her:● "The great harlot . . . with whom the kings of the earth committed fornication." …
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The word power, do you mean it as in "emphasis!" If you meant emphasis then I have some few examples:Set of threealliterationemotive wordsrhetoric questions metaphorsimile personification hyperbole onomatopoeia
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Hue A widely accepted theory of color is based on the idea that all colors or hues are derived from the three primary colors-red, yellow and blue. All other colors or hues come from mixtures of these primary colors. Thinking about colors around you and where they might be placed on a color whe…
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The House on Zapote Street is about Pablo Cabading the father of Lydia who murdered his family and son in law in his house on Zapote street.The story started in after the marriage of Lydia and Leonardo. After their marriage it is decide that they will live in the house of Lydia's father as his fathe…
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to levy taxes, declare war, and to make laws
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Charisma, influence, leadership & popularity?!?!
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To borrow Money on the credit of the United States; To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States; To coin Money, reg…
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Phonetics is the study of the sounds used in speech, how they are produced and so on. Phonology, on the other hand, is concerned with the sound system of a given language or dialect.
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you remember - when you were a child - learning (then gleefully reciting) what you thought was the longest word in the English language? Was it ANTI­DIS­ESTABLISH­MENT­ARIAN­ISM? Or the similarly long SUPER­CALI­FRAGI­LISTIC­EXPI­ALI­DOCIOUS? There are longer ones... However, there is n…
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