Author Topic: More nominative determinism  (Read 39475 times)

Kim

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #300 on: January 18, 2019, 02:53:16 pm »
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #301 on: January 24, 2019, 01:12:26 pm »
Nominative determinism in reverse: people named for their characteristics in medieval England. Usually unflattering: Rowland Lytillskill, Agnes Pillock, Cecilia Snot, Alfred Toadbollock...  :D
https://theconversation.com/toadbollock-dustiberd-and-lytillskyll-historian-on-what-names-can-tell-us-about-everyday-medieval-life-108365
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #302 on: January 30, 2019, 08:39:24 am »
The earth is vast and beautiful and contains many miraculous places. (Chekhov)

hellymedic

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Re: More nominative determinism
« Reply #303 on: February 13, 2019, 12:29:46 pm »