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“Fashion has always inspired innovation—on the runway and in the dictionary. With the autumn 2011 collections likely to be wowing the fashionistas this month during New York’s and London’s Fashion Weeks (good fashion is, after all, ahead of its time), here are the top twenty most outrageously stylish English words.
As Mark Twain once said, ‘Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.’ Throughout history, one reliable constant has been the need for individuals to express themselves through dress; one reliable inconstancy has been the clothing itself. Styles have covered all or bared nearly all, promoted political beliefs or albums, been made of heavy petticoats or bubbles (or, speaking of the reigning queen of fashion insanity, Kermit the Frog or meat). This variety has introduced a …”
“Wörter von heute und morgen: Eine Sammlung von Neologismen”
“Prendendo spunto da un vecchio topic di Sbrega pubblico un piccolo glossario/dizionario che spero torni utile a chi come me si diverte a navigare da un sito all’altro di ecommerce come ad esempio quelli da voi segnalati nella nostra sezione Negozi Online. Il problema che di solito ho è ricordare come si chiama questo o quel componente in tedesco o in inglese… ecco dunque il perchè della lista… che logicamente non è tutta farina del mio sacco e quindi se notate errori, modifiche o voci mancanti segnalatele cercheremo di sistemarla insieme”
“European Commission 2010 – 2014. A record of achievements (21 languages)
Corporate author(s): European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication
Themes: Construction of Europe, Activities of the institutions and bodies
Target audience: General public
Key words: European Commission, Community activity, the EU’s international role, Community policy, European Union”
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“Толковый словарь русского языка – С.И.Ожегов, Н.Ю.Шведова:
OCR version of the “Tolkovyi Slovar’ Russkogo Yazyka” by Ozhegov and Shvedova. Helpful all-Russian dictionary with Russian explanations of words. Browsable and searchable.”
Seen on: translationjournal.net