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Everything is scripted in wrestling, the lines, the action, and the fights. Yet, that doesn't nessicarily mean it's fake, they put their bodies on the line doing that stuff. Especially ECW, they do some pretty hardcore stuff. They try to make it easier for them to not get hurt, or else there would b…
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NHL clubs don't have a curfew any more, BUT if a player misses a practice, or the team's charter plane, they will be fined a set amount, which is NOT disclosed by the team .
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If it is parked legally and it is registered, than it is ok. But if it sits too long, it can be given a 72 hour notice and if it is still there after that then they can consider it to be abandoned and tow it.
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Symbolism of a Swallow Tattoo: Here are opinions and answers from contributors: Swallow tattoos are just that; tattoos of the swallow bird. Reading about it, they are the traditional tattoos of birds that are commonly seen on people.The swallows are an old sailor's tattoo. Sailors got them for proof…
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YES you can refinance your mortgage if you have been living in the home for a year. The difference between a rate/term refinance and a cash-out refinance is simple. A rate/term refinance is when you refinance to try and get a lower rate if maybe your credit has improved or you lower your term from s…
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In J.M.Synges play "Riders to the Sea"The Bride Dara is mentioned by Maurya the mother of Bartley and Michael. The Bride Dara must like Maurya had a vision of loved ones who where dead.You can find the whole script of the play onhttp://emotionalliteracyeducation.com/classic_books_online/rdrse10.htmH…
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This poem personifies the moon as a woman smiling over us.The speaker admires the qualities and the position of the moon.◘ The speaker in this poem respects nature.◘ The speaker in this poem believes in Heaven.moor is simply the English language pronunciation of the Irish word mór meaning great…
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It represents love, loyalty and friendship. The Claddagh ring come from Ireland and it is a tradition. The hands represent friendship, the heart love and the crown loyalty. The first Claddagh ring was made in 17Th century. It dates from the roman times.
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Sparrows are (I should say "were") symbolic for sailors that have logged 5000 nautical miles at sea. These are blue swallows as far as tradition goes. The others are just new schooler trying to bring back some old school with there own twist. I personally have one tattooed under each arm showing for…
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If the family name is of British, Scottish, Welsh, or Irish ancestry, the College of Heralds is the place to seek help. Heralds have, down thru the centuries, been the people who design and authenticate, family coats of arms, and crests. They are the official arbiters of what, who, why, and when, a…
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There are many possible causes of numbness and tingling: Sitting or standing in the same position for a long time Injuring a nerve (a neck injury may cause you to feel numbness anywhere along your arm or hand, while a low back injury can cause numbness or tingling down the back of your leg) Pressur…
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The Maltese cross originally from the Knights of St John of Jerusalem ( the Knight Hospitalers)who used the Christian cross as a badge on their shields was adopted by the St. John Ambulance Brigade of today and also the Fire Service due to their object of service. It became known as the Maltese Cros…
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Yes, one receives a Purple Heart for wounds received from enemy fire. Automatically? Well, the soldier has to report to an aide station. Knowing government and military regulations, I'm sure a form is filled out and this notifies his unit HQ that he was wounded and they issue a citation for a Purpl…
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Reference: Page 76, Badges & Insignia of the Third Reich 1933-1945 (1992) by Brian Leigh Davis This armband was worn by persons in State service
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Because most clover have only three leaves not four, so it takes a bit of luck to find a four leaf bit of clover in a field. The Irish have a tradition that says if someone finds one by accident they will have good luck. Only 1 in 10,000 have 4 leaves. They stand for: Faith, Hope, Love, and Luck. W…
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The Brutality of the Cross Although the symbol of the cross appears in much pagan history prior to Jesus, the crucifixion cross has historical meaning due to the fact that crucifixion was a real, historical method of execution. As an instrument of death, the cross was detested by the Jews, so it be…
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Answer Personally, I own a tattoo with a rose. My meaning for it may sound shallow, as it's linked to my past relationships. I am a rose. Beautiful, red, blooming; yet it dies quickly. Like how men are attracted to me at the start, but then they start to realise the petals are shedding off. The…
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The components/circuits that the fuse is protecting. best to look in the user manual for full list, sometimes there's not enough room on the card to show all of the protected circuits so the full breakdown will be in the manual. Fuses: 1 Washer nozzle heaters 10 A 2 Turn signal lights 10 A 3 Fog…
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That title is now not valid . They've destroyed it . Because of it many players had to suffer from injuries.  stone cold awarded it 2 mick foley (mankind/Catus Jack or what Eva u call him)
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The swastika was a symbol of good fortune or blessing or happiness in many cultures for thousands of years. In his book "Comet" the late Carl Sagan finds in ancient Chinese records a drawing of an unusual comet with four tails that looked like a swastika. He suggests that such an appearance in the s…
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Looking closely, it is Red and Blue with a Sun in it, Its the Philippine Flag. He's proud to be a Filipino just like his Father. And the other side is a Greek flag, he's proud to be Greek just like his mother It's written in Japanese. Don't know what it means, ask someone from japan  it means…
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Normally purple hearts are awarded by the most senior officer in attendance at the time the award is being presented. Soldiers do have the option to request a specific officer present the award to them but this would depend on many variables, least of which is the availability of that officer. In ce…
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yeah, nautical stars go back to the navy.... i was told they meant " to protect and guide" "to protect" that is the meaning. It means to show the way to. If its nautical stars, often times it is a sign of homosexuality for women. Once there was a time that women got them to 'show the way' in the…
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Answer The swastika is an ancient symbol. But there is a difference between the different swastikas in history. The Native American and east Indians have had swastikas in their art, but the arms face left, and not right as in the Nazi swastika. The Nazi swastika, is pagan in nature (Germanic I belie…
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Answer The tat may have a religious significance... see Matthew 10:29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. Answer Sparrow (swallows, you may be confused with) are traditional nautical/Navy tattoos that signify that th…
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A skull and crossbones is usually a sign of something dangerous and warns a person not to enter ...or to fear death. They were long popular in the old school of tattooing on bikers to show one's outlaw side and now they are synonomous with heavy metal, outlaws and the 'wrong side of the tracks. As t…
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It means that your a true hot boy
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Such a knife was likely produced in relatively large numbers. I would think it would be difficult to get more than $25 for this knife and less if you sold it to a dealer. This person was guessing.....some of these knives are worth 125-135 dollars depending on the print that's on them. The more rare…
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For the most part dragons have always been signs of protection and also of wisdom. Despite this, it may mean something different for someone else, or it could just be that the person likes dragons.
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Answer Sailors earned the right to wear "blue birds of happiness" tattoos on either side of their chest after having crossed the equator. Answer they were to keep sailors from drowning Answer sparrows can mean all/any of the following: -eternity -luck -innocence -sparrows are al…
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Knuckle tattoos do not have a specific symbolism behind them. They are meaningful to the person who has them. Typically speaking, the people who have knuckle tattoos have made a conscious decision to live outside of standard culture. For a good idea of what people have on their knuckles and why they…
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First off they are not made to represent a particular continent rather the rings represent all continents thus it all people coming together furthermore popular misunderstanding has lead parts of our society to think that they represent continents Getting on to what they do represent.when the rings …
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yellow or gold is the colour of the most powerful Chinese dragonsthats why i got my tattoo yellow the other colour depend on where the dragon livesie aquatic blue
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Answer See the closely related questions linked to the right. Answer I see this is a much debated subject but as not a soul has came to a answer I will for you..... It is easy to see that in different society's it's got a different meaning for punks its anarchy, dreams ect. But for so…
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Answer The thing about guns is that the pressure behind them can cause your cartilage to shatter so if you want to get pierced with a gun, make sure it is ONLY YOUR EAR LOBES. Piercing with a needle is MUCH more advisable as it is actually less painful and better for you. Also, the sound of the p…
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I've never seen "trigger kits" in a Marlin catalog. If the trigger pull is so bad you need to have it fixed, I suggest sending it back to the factory. Write or call first to find out how to do it legally and safely. All major manufacturers have a repair department, and work at reasonable rates. Many…
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Many people may associate a dove with peace and tranquility. However, the true symbolism of one's tattoo depends on their view of it rather than popular perception.
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A bluebird relates, firstly, to sailors. 5,000miles at sea would be represented with one bluebird, then 10,000 with another and so on.. When a bluebird was seen at sea, it would mean that you were close to land. Finally, sailors would believe that if your ship went down, a bluebird would fly over an…
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It takes usually between 2.5 and 5 years. The PhD would take approximately four years post bachelor's to complete. The actual length of time depends much on how long it takes a student to prepare and defend their dissertation, which is an individual project on a topic of the students choosing wit…
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Symbolism of a Lotus Flower Tattoo Here are opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: Like the Hibiscus flower, the lotus flower is universally accepted as a symbol of estranged love and the associated empty yearning it entails. The lotus flower originated in Egypt and in India, and has had a major ro…
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it symbolizes longevity in the Chinese culture.
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Flame TattoosSee this link - should help. http://www.rankmytattoos.com/tattoos/mythical-tattoos/supernatural-tattoos/AnswerFlames symbolize different things to different people.I have found that if you give each tattoo serious thought and research,you will be much happier with the end result.For me …
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The butterfly is a symbol of transformation or change, love and joy. I got a butterfly tattoo after i had a bad experience in life and i gave myself a better life and the reason why i got one is because it made me feel really free with out any more hurting in my life.. I got a butterfly tattoo af…
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Skull Tattoos Considerations, perceptions, beliefs by many are influenced by unknown variables. Determinations should be individual opinions. At times kept in mind without reaction, given time to overlook or simply not judge the ability to understand others choices as expressing themselves answers m…
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very generally, they represent good luck in japan. in china different numbers of fish, including koi, represent different kinds of luck i.e. 9 koi or 9 fish, means good financial luck.  AnswerIn Japan, the symbolism of koi fish depends on their color.Yamabuki: The gold fish represents (of cour…
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Symbolism of Two DovesDoves are a rare breed. they choose 1 mate to be with for their lifetime.If the other dies the one left will not find another mate.They will spend the rest of their lives alone.Therfor the symbol of two dove mean an everlasting love.  Doves also mean God's love. He loves …
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The Common Grackle, Quiscalus quiscula, is a large blackbird.Adults have a long dark bill, a pale yellowish eye and a long tail; their plumage is an iridescent black. Adult females are slightly smaller and less glossy.Their breeding habitat is open and semi-open areas across North America east of th…
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Many confused and erroneous explanations of the meaning of the IHS monogram exist, most ascribing meanings to each letter as an acronym.  However, IHS is not an acronym at all.The monogram originated from abbreviations of the name 'Jesus' in ancient Greek script written by Hebrew scribes.  …
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Answer I wear hoops, 1 gauge, 1 body piercing, and studs. If it is your first Ear Lobe piercing it is best to get pierced with a stud, and go for a good strong noncorrosive metal (14k or titanium, cheaper stuff like copper, NOT A GOOD MOVE!). Studs have a less chance of being ripped out or caught on…
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Go to a local tattoo shop and check out their portfolios. Make sure they are clean and they do good work. Ask your (hopefully) artistic tattoo person to draw you something custom and describe it in as much detail as possible. They may require a deposit for the drawing to ensure your return and if th…
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Piercing Through a Vein The piercer should have shined a light behind the ear to view veins in the ear. Piercing through a vein increases likelihood of infection and can be incredibly painful. Also, it's much less likely to heal correctly. Answer I doubt that is safe. Anything punched…
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Alright, there might not be a meaning for the serpent tattoo, but some people uses these kinds of pictures and symbols to show their gang signs and what their gangs are called. But some people just wears a serpent tattoo because they like tattoos or snakes. But symbols and odd looking tattoos don't …
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The Sacred Heart is a religious devotion to Jesus' physical heart as the representation of the divine love for humanity. I have a sacred (or "eternal flame") heart tattoo...I got it to symbolize that my feelings for the person I got it for and the memories I have of them are important and never end…
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Answer If your car is a Ford Taurus or Sabel there is a known defect... There is a technical service bulletin for water leaks on the passenger's side of the Taurus/Sable. Ford has come up with a revised cowl panel weather strip extension to fix this problem. In addition, sealer needs to be put ar…
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Shooting Star Tattoo it means you don't have any individuality. don't do it. get something a lot more meaningful. and stay away from the lower back. it's a "tramp stamp"   I don't think it necessarily has any meaning, but I also don't agree that anything on the lower back is a "tramp stamp". I…
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Nautical Star Symbolism I always thought of the 'nautical star' as just a 'nautical star'- something having to do with navigating the seas. Perhaps other cultures have adapted it as their own symbol for signaling their sexual preference or anything else - but then wouldn't it be called a 'lesbian s…
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There aren't any universal meanings for tattoo symbols.Check out tattoo symbolism here:http://tattoo.about.com/cs/beginners/a/symbols_intro.htmBut remember, sometimes a rose is just a rose. It doesn't mean or symbolize anything!ALSOSwallows stand for Love so a dead Swallow could symbolize a dead lov…
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Answer Flying the American flag upside down is traditionally considered a sign of distress, as it is with all national flags. The signal is one that was used primarily in past centuries (pre-1900s), on the high seas by military and merchant marine vessels alike. While the U.S. Flag Code does perm…
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if you ever saw the crow movies that pretty much explains in the crow is the transporter of souls of the people who past I AM NOT JOKING that was REALLY belived by the ancient mayans,Aztecs,and suoy Indians
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Irish Celtic symol means shut up
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Mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna Unfortunately, I can't answer the specific question, but here's a link to information on the impressive mausoleum in Ravenna associated with her name. I hope it's some use to you. See the Related Link for "Basilica di San Vitale" to the bottom for the answe…
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There aren't any specific or concrete meanings for certain tattoo symbols. For example: A cross to some may be just be a cross. But to others, there's a religious meaning Check out tattoo symbols online.But remember, sometimes a rose is just a rose. It doesn't mean or symbolize anything!  Spar…
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It means "delicate beauty." Answer There aren't any specific or concrete meanings for certain tattoo symbols. For example: A cross to some may be just be a cross. But to others, there's a religious meaning. Check out tattoo symbolism here: http://tattoo.about.com/cs/beginners/a/symbols_intro.…
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A white elephant gift is either a gag gift or a gift that costs the recipient more than the giver. Historically, the term "white elephant" comes from a practice of emperors giving sacred white elephants to aristocrats they did not like. The aristocrats could not kill, give away, or sell the sacred …
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it means NOTHING. stop looking for meaning in all tattoos. many tattoos are simply whimsical and fun or aesthetically pleasing. they don't all mean things. try asking the person it's on what it means to them. ---UPDATED RESPONSE: Actually this person is cleary wrong....they do symbolize something.…
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Cost of Nose Piercing I just got mine pierced and it cost around $45. Answer It costs $35.
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Icqu~ = "ichthus" Is the Greek word for fish. However this became an acronym for the words in Greek meaning " Jesus Christ God Son Saviour" During the early Christian era when Rome was the dominant government in the areas populated by the Christians, it could be dangerous to be known as a Christian.…
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Answer to Meaning of Sparrows They symbolize the least in God's kingdom, He will still take care of and provide for. They symbolize humility as well and sometimes joy when found in a group. A lone sparrow sparrow is also significant to sadness, desolation, loneliness as pertains to Jesus in the …
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One technique used in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird that was intended to establish a feeling of mystery is something you could call a 'flashback method' -they start the book off with talking about how Scout's brother Jem got his arm broken at the elbow when he was nearly thirteen. This is suposed …
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Symbolism of Pink Buy something pink and find out just how you feel. Here are more opinions from other contributors: lovefriendsfluffynesswarmcomfysensualityfemininitycotton candysoftcaressingbeautyBreast Cancer Overall stupidity and prettiness. Source: Art Teacher ;)
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If the light is still on, take your car to autozone. they will plug in the reader and tell you what part is complaining, and they do this for free. That doesn't mean that that's the part to replace however, it could be complaining because another part isn't acting right, so be careful not to leap in…
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Hercules is often represented by twin pillars, which are said to represent the Straits of Gibraltar. He is also often represented by a club, his favored weapon.
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Back in the 40s a rose on shoulder was called a 'tramp stamp' indicating that the woman was a prostitute.
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a horse is considered to be a symbol of freedom, and power. An Arabian horse is usually associated with "black stallion". These horses are special in their abilities to go long journeys with no water. The black stallion symbol represents endurance and strength. To some it may mean protection because…
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Symbolism of Cherry Blossom Tattoos The Cherry Blossom has different meanings according to the Japanese and Chinese cultures. For the Chinese, they represent power and strenght, and since the blossoms are very delicate, it's usually given the meaning of female strenght. Is also a symbol of love.…
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Answer 1 The Star of David is literally modeled after the shield of the young Israelite warrior David, who would later become King David. In order to save metal, the shield was not made of metal but of leather spanned across the simplest metal frame that would hold the round shield: two interlockin…
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A dragon tattoo symbolizes strength, courage and beauty. Even though dragons are seen as quite fierce creatures they are strong and fearless, beautiful and colourful.
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God is the heart the wings are Christ this is what uplifts us we are ONE
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The meaning of a bird tattoo (specifically a bluebird or a swallow) is that it is an old sailors tatoo. When a sailor had officially sailed 5000 miles on a ship he would traditonally tattoo the bird on his chest. If he hit 10,000 miles he would be able to get another!Patricia McLeanHamilton, ONCanad…
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I'm not sure if this is THE answer.But clothes represent the restrictions society puts on people. People dress a certain way based on their station, on the occassion, etc.So when Atticus loosens his clothing, he is loosening the binds of society and culture on himself.The reason Atticus loosens his …
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~Tell them~Well the answer should be clear..obviously you like this person...and if this crush has been there for a long time then it is probabally more than a crush..so stop wasting time and tell them how you feel now...the sooner you get it out there the sooner things can develope...one of my frie…
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Answer This is a monogram of the name of Jesus Christ. From the 3rd century the names of Christ were sometimes shortened, particularly in Christian inscriptions (IH and XP, for Jesus and Christus). In the 4th century the "sigla" (chi-rho) occurs not only as an abbreviation but also as a symbol. …
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Answer The pin is a Girls Scout Pin known as The World Trefoil PinEvery part of the World Trefoil pin, a unifying symbol of WAGGGS, has a meaning:The golden trefoil on a bright blue background represents the sun shining over all the children of the worldThe three leaves represent the threefold Promi…
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First answer: When creating the flag for his movement, Hitler sort to use 4 main aspects the colors of white, red and black and the symbol of the swastika. He is quoted as saying: "As National Socialists, we see our program in our flag. In red, we see the social idea of the movement; in white, the…
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A jar (which contained creatures that were the gifts the Gods bestowed onto Pandora, who later released them onto the world -- Strife, War, Famine, Illness. And little Hope). She has no particular symbols, but she is always depicted holding the jar which is central to her story.
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Ginger is like red
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After many scientific studies, and years of investigations, it has been proven that the turnip is a very symbolic object for love. In ancient Scotland they would worship this vegetable. This is because it is shaped like a heart, and also is red-purple colour. they believed it meant LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!…
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The phoenix represents the sun dying in flames at the end of the day and rising every morning. It also represents victory of life over death, immortality, rebirth and resurrection Rebirth and starting anew.  
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Answer the green five-point star is "la espero" (the hope), the simbol of the esperantists. Gxis la revido. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma surivor --use a green 5 star
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Simply a Four leafed clover an American flag A Dragonfly A Butterfly A fish in the open sea A horse in a field galloping
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Pain of Monroe PiercingsI got my monroe pierced yesterday, and let me tell you, i was so nervous. I hate needles and i can't handle a lot of pain. i have already got my helix pierced and a bunch on my ears, but i wanted this piercing because i think its really cute. So i go to my piercer (btw you sh…
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A green star tattoo is known to symbolize honor, achievement, hope, divinity, and intuition. These types of tattoos are commonly called nautical stars.
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Lump on Piercing Leave it alone. If you are concerned, go back to your piercer and ask them about. They will most likely tell you to leave it alone. wash it really well everyday with green soap or surgical soap and it should dissipate over time. Don't touch or mess with it.   The lump on a ca…
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Hardcore is a subgenre of Punk that originated in North America in the late 1970s. Some of the original punk bands disbanded, or moved onto more experimental genres such as post-punk and art punk. In the States, hardcore emerged with a new sound, which was generally thicker, heavier, and faster than…
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Symbolism of an Owl Tattoo An owl generally symbolizes knowledge, being wise but can depend on each individual persons interpretation.
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Symbolism of a Cherry Tree Flower Tattoo In Japan, cherry petals/trees are a symbol for the beauty of transient things. It's the concept that when you know something is short lived, it makes you appreciate it more when it's around and adds to its beauty and sadness. i got a cherry blossom tattoo…
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In Japanese symbolism the koi represents perserverance in adversity and strength of purpose. The strongest koi swims upstream until it reaches the final waterfall, where it vaults into the mists and becomes a water dragon. It depends on what you're asking. Are you asking about the actual fish or …
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Star tattoos In the past have been a symbol of sailors/merchant marines. Nautical stars have certain meanings such as guidance, as do plain five-point stars. A six-point star is a symbol of the Jewish faith as well as an East Coast gang symbol. (A five-point star can mean this as well.) Bottom line:…
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