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The history of writing is the method of expressing language through letters and markings. The earliest writing dates back to ancient Mesopotamia and Mesoamerica. There are debates whether the development of writing originated in China or Egypt.
The oldest form of writeing was the symbolic pictures/paintings of the early man. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Well, that really isn't considered "writing". The earliest from of actual written language is cuneiform from the Sumeri…
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Answer It's possible, but not easy unless you find a modern translation. Look in your library for Morte d'Arthur. It's usually in two volumes written in Early or Middle English. Of course, it's not really History since King Arthur is considered a Legend and there is no concrete evidence that such…
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you have to remember that whoever killed Collins it was in the context of a very bitter civil war, neighbour against neighbour, brother against brother etc. the main political parties in Ireland today reflect the divisions of that war. to admit Collins would have drawn not just an individual but als…
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Implied meaning is a meaning that isn't explicitly stated. So an implied meaning question is something like 'Aren't you a little chilly in that outfit?' It sounds like you're just concerned for the person's health, but the implied meaning can be something rude like 'Slutting it up a little in that …
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In 1971 a group of San Rafael High School students, called the Waldos, used to gather around 4:20pm to smoke marijuana, so "420" became the slang for signifying the time to light up. It later evolved into a term for potheads or just for the drug itself.Coincidentally, it was Hitler's birthday. But i…
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PS means Political Science.RMP is the Research Mobility Programme which funds postgraduate study periods overseas.
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The first crude ballpoint pen was patented in 1888 by John Loud, an American leather tanner. The next stage of development came almost fifty years after Loud's patent, with an improved version invented in Hungary in 1935 by László József Bíró (September 29, 1899 - November 24, 1985) and his br…
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When asking about "Key competencies", the interviewer simply wants to know the personal abilities you have that enable you to apply technical skills (either learned at the company, or previously). Key competencies are typically things like: Promlem Solving, Working with others and in teams, Collecti…
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the definition of vandalism: (1) is to ruin or destroy someone else's property. (2) destroy something that is not yours.
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The Shield of David (or Magen David, מגן דויד) symbolises the Nation of Israel living all over the world. The legend states that it was the shape of King David's Shield, though the symbol itself is not known to have existed in Biblical Times. It first started appearing in the Middle Ages.
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it stands for being a star and honesty --- nautical starts symbolize loyalty and finding your way through hard times. It is said that sailors back when would get the nautical star tattoos to symbolize the north star; which they used to find their way on the oceans. purple can symbolize royalty …
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the one on the side holds the trigger group in the receiver . the one on top has to do with the scope mount wich is unique to these guns
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Answer Early knit textiles were found in Egypt dating back to the 11th century. Knitting made it to Europe somewhere between the 14th and 15th centuries. In 1527, the first trade guild was established in Paris, which was male dominated. With the invention of knitting machines, more women became …
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The invention of Chinese writing has become legendary and therefore unreliable. There are five men attributed to the development: Yong se DalngLesun ma LaSon Sal MalanTang Sha MoaHan Goya Pai
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Actually, it was the Sumerians in Mesopotamia
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Watch horrid Henry at 4:30 citv and find out. Obviously!!!!!!Watch horrid Henry at 4:30 citv and find out. Obviously!!!!!!(what the heck it that up there?) Here is a MUCH better answer!Top Five Reasons why RJ is should be further developed and incorporated into the American Criminal Justice System!!…
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The Indo-European Languages These include a wide range of lanuages, but NOT those spoken in the Far East. Please seek the link.
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How to Analyze a PoemThere are many ways to analyze a poem; you can start by asking yourself these questions:The number of stanzas or lines per stanza sometimes helps determine the poem's meaning.The meter. Is there a beat, rythym, rhyme scheme/pattern?The thematic structure. Does it have an introdu…
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John's friends were his dog, Charley...His wives...all three of them His parents and some other guy who was his other best human friend.
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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the longest recognized English palindrome is 'tattarrattat', used by James Joyce in Ulysses (1922). It means a quick, repetitive knocking.The longest commonly known English words are 'redivider' and 'rotavator' (agricultural machine.)Foreign languages: sol…
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A star symbolizes the star of Bethlehem. when jesus was born they're was a star
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it would still be the same just because they can read the English shouldn't make a differnece, or you could just consider them bilingual people
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Proposed by President Nixon, Vietnamization was a plan designed to reduce American Presence in Vietnam by encouraging Southern Vietnamese to take on the responsibility of fighting the war.
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Europa is a moon of Jupiter. It is unique in that is has an extensive crust of ice, leading astronomers to believe that it may harbour an extensive ocean below it's surface.
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1337 and called the leet times indeed
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what is the educated in American dream
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Vietnamization, an American term first used in the spring of 1969 by Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird to describe the policy, strategy, and programs adopted by the administration of Richard M. Nixon for the Vietnam War. Vietnamization entailed the progressive withdrawal of U.S. forces from South V…
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Answer Edith Wharton wrote about new york city
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2650 BC - by Cangije a bureaucrat under the legendary Yellow Emperor.
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NASA created the first human factors/CRM workshop in 1979. Frank Hawkins also created a human factors training program in 1984 for Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM. Crew Resource Management edited by Kanki, Helmreich, and Anca. 2010
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The Romans wrote in Latin. They wrote on wax tablets.
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Samuel Johnson
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Well, that might involve your definition of Science Fiction... but in this case, the answer is fairly straightforward. The story was written by Jules Verne in 1863, and so it was a story of the far future. The inventions and technological wonders described in the story are predictions of the future…
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That's the enduring 'sticky plates' problem in the clutch basket. The clutch plates sit in oil and as the oil gets older it can break down leaving sticky deposits. More commonly the plates wear to a polished finish which causes then to stick together. Practice this: Engine running, clutch in, put th…
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Loude is not a word but for lode: Noun:A vein of metal ore in the earth.A rich source of something.Synonyms:vein - seam - streak
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Answer Anything between and inclusive of 1990 to 1999.
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A saline ocean beneath it's crust.
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because they cant speak English ;)
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Styles refers to the choices that are made when creating a letter. What kind of text formatting will you use? The three main styles are Block, semi block, and modified block. This refers to how the lines appear on the page. Block will appear with all sentences aligned with the left margin. Semi…
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Edgar Allan Poe as of Sept. 2004 has been said to suffer from Manic-Depressive Bipolar disorder. This would explain the fact that as time grew his writings became more disturbed, because the affliction worsens with time. Poe's drinking and smoking problems were more than likely a way of self-medicat…
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That mostly depends on the agreement between the artist and the author, I think. The artist will own the copyright over the artwork unless they give the actual copyright to the author, and vice versa. What you create is originally copyrighted to you automatically, and only you can decide whether to …
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Daffy duck said it in a bugs bunny cartoon
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It,s universal.international language.
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go to the local Toyota dealer and ask for a print of the air intake chamber it will show you all the locations of the vacum lines going to all the vacum tubes mounted on the air intake chamber. Good luckgo to the local Toyota dealer and ask for a print of the air intake chamber it will show you all …
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Once you have completed your story or article, you decide the proper outlet for it, then submit your proposal/request for publication to that source. Hence, if you want to write gardening hints, you would write to the gardening magazines. If you want to publish a mystery novel, you would write to pu…
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Yes, gestures are included within the term body language. Common gestures include illustrators, Emblems and Regulators.
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English began to be spoke in Nigeria as far back as the early 1800s, due to the large British naval presence which had been sent there to attempt to halt the slave trade. It became embedded in the country with British colonial control of the region, which began in the late 19th century and ended wit…
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The most popular definition seems to be 'hospitable one' or 'from Zeus'
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crossing the bar
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it was the form of writing for them just like English is one of the main forms of writing for Americans
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Answer From physchem.ox.ac.uk (see link to the left): "The naming system for Freons (chlorofluorocarbons or CFCs) was developed by Du Pont. An individual CFC is given a number determined from its structural formula, so that, for example, trichlorofluoromethane is known as Freon-11 or CFC-…
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Anne Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet became the first published American woman writer in 1650. Her book of poems, The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America, was published in England that year.
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Caleb Drummond
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http://www1.fotolog.com/f3do/12874473 it's me Edit to above answer: I assume that the question relates to the famous Latin American painter. So, it's probably not the above responder. Cantu, who died in 1989, is often ranked with J.C. Orozco and Diego Rivera. He was not as prolific and did not care…
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due to it's small size it likely doesn't have an atmosphere, however if it does it would be very very thin
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Most generally, someone who studies the universe is an astronomer. If you are thinking specifically about the ideas about how it all evolved, then you'd say a cosmologist.
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The youngest author is Caroline McSherry who wrote the book "The Opposite Zebra" At the age of 7.
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It is the slogan of the United Negro College Fund. Take a look at the site's homepage via the Related Link. Originally, the phrase was going to be "A mind is a damned thing to waste" but they felt the language was too strong. Also, one of the men who worked on the campaign had a son who went on to i…
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Shane comes from the Celtic/Gaelic name, meaning "God is gracious."
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orange
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Threshold assumption is a term used to describe when the value of something is essentially a guess. It means that someone will sell or buy something based on the knowledge they have about the product.
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When rice was first discovered in China thousands of years ago it quickly rose in importance both spiritually and as a major food source. The people of ancient Chine worked tirelessly to master the techniques to perfectly harvest rice. Rice became one of the main food sources and was consumed by alm…
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Brain Abraham
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Strategic human resource management is critical for any business organization. This is what will allow effective hiring, training, evaluation and delivery of efficient results among other things.
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the answer is Sumer, which is located in the modern country of Iraq. It was the first serious city-state.
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pappaki
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Ivan Pavlov was a Russian Scientist who performed a series of experiments involving conditioning. It was called Pavlov's Dog. He got the dog to come by the ring of a bell.
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When the government is corrupt or in any way tyrannical we the people have the RIGHT to take it back to make it honest and free again. That time is now!
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I believe it comes from "Libras", which is Latin (for scales or weights) and Spanish for "Pounds".From the Latin Libra.
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Charles Dickens - paid by the word? No. All his fictional works were contracted for individually. Because the contracts generally specified a certain number of installments and the installments were of a specific number of pages, you could calculate a rough rate of pay based on an approximate nu…
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Elegy is the kind of poem that mourns the death of someone or something. Tennyson's In Memoriam mourns the death of his friend Arthur Hallam. Oliver Goldsmith's the Deserted Village is about the demise of a Village. Thomas Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard also is about the virtuous past…
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The word thank derives from Old English pancian, meaning to give thanks, which in turn derrives from the Proto-German term thankojan, which also spawned the Middle German term danken, meaning to thank. The English term thank you was shortened from the phrase I thank you.
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Answer To convey information to someone (usually in the same office) carries ques and ans on a same place prompt action
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Dissipate, evade...
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in 2008 the polution of Afghanistan been counted and it is 40% pashtun and 49% hazara and 11% is the other people such as ozbuck, tajak and so on ...
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They mostly get it from books about astrology, written by other people who learned it from other books about astrology, all the way back to some prehistoric dude who basically pulled it out of his astrology.
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Answer shakespearean sonnet, Italian sonnet,free verse, iambic pentameter, quatrain, haiku,lyric,limerick
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I only see two in communication. I think you're eyesight has got a little poor The C's of communication are: 1)Clarity 2) Completeness 3) Conciseness 4) Concreteness 5)Correctness
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It's impossible :o) You can disable and enable any interrupt source by setting or clearing corresponding bit in proper control register. Show me your code - we will see what can be done wrong. Asar fotousa@interia.pl You can set bit I on SREG by 1 to enable global interrupt or by 0 to disable it.…
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yes aincient writing forms OOGLY BOOGLY ------- is this a question or an answer?? hahaa
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John Locke emphasized the use of revolution. He believed revolution was not only a right, but an obligation in some circumstances.
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Face paint did exist. In fact it is believed the Picts, who lived in what is now Scotland, got their name from the fact that they painted themselves, including their faces, blue, with a substance called woad.
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People speak Spanish in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Equatorial Guinea, and Spain. There are also people in other countries that speak Spanish, like in the…
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An essay is a long piece of writing and it is written in paragraphs An essay consists of three major parts: the introduction the main body the conclusion The introduction and the conclusion, although very important, are often relatively short. The bulk of an essay, both in form and substance, …
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A fable is an example of alegory.The answer that penn foster is looking for is "Young Goodman Brown"
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Ivan Pavlov was known for his contribution of classical conditioning in the field of psychology. He first started by studying the digestive patterns of his dogs. He build a device that would measure the amount of saliva his dogs would secrete. Pavlov noticed that they would salivate every time when …
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No one can progress these days without learning English language and adopting the western culture
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Ordnance refers to military weapons and equipment, such as ammunition and combat vehicles. Ordnance is also the name of that branch of an armed force that handles such supplies. **This word should not be confused with 'ordinance' - a local law or regulation.
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The term cultural integration means the process of one culture gaining ideas, technologies and products of another and so this means that this culture will seem to be integrating into the other. If you want the cleanest, most straightforward definition of corporate culture, think of it as corporat…
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the colour is rainbow.
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The narrator's mother suffered an accident that sent her to the hospital, where she met the narrator's father, a doctor. He taught her to read and write, while she told him of her adventures in places he had only dreamed of visiting. 'The Leap' is a short story written by Louise Erdrich.
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A simile is a figure of speech that indirectly compares two different things by employing the words "like", "as", or "than". Even though both similes and metaphors are forms of comparison, similes indirectly compare the two ideas and allow them to remain distinct in spite of their similarities, wher…
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I think it is referring to Cape Horn in South Africa that ships circumvent in traveling in that area. It has nothing to do with music.AnswerThe "Horn" is Cape Horn, the southernmost tip of South America, which has some of the wildest wind, waves, rocky shores and currents in the world, and was espec…
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Answer When Rikki Tikki Tavi Reaches to the veranda on time, and shows nagaina the last egg of hers.
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1400 bc
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Generally, repairs to foundations are technical and therefore expensive...it is all relevant.
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articles of confederation
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