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  • The Influence Of Names In Young Children

    Arguably one of the important decisions people have to make upon becoming parents is picking a name for their newborn child, a handle he can proudly use for the rest of his life. As the naming paradigm seems to be shifting towards more variety and creativity1, the artisans of new names have to pay attention to the thin line between unique and odd, culturally representative and obscure and powerful and offensive. If the impact of their choice was limited to themselves, the state would have no reason to intervene and limit them, but, unfortunately, this is not the case, as the one receiving the name is usually a young child, which is at the same time part of the group most likely to be influenced by names, as a large portion of children consider names a significant part of their identity and unable to pick for themselves. Therefore, in order to aid the name givers and protect children from possible social repercussions of names they received through no fault of their own, it is important that we adopt a law that restricts names that might have a negative impact on them, such as “Cholera”, “Loser”, “Fat Meat” or “Demon” due to their strong negative denotations. That being said, any form of legal limitations must not unnecessarily restrict the language 's potential to enrich the name spectrum through the same processes that gave us well established, beautiful names we use now – there is no reason to stomp benevolent creativity that poses little to no threat to the well-being…

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  • Saussure's Defense Against Nomenclature

    that we do not speak language, but language speaks us. Specifically, Saussure (1916) argued against the “default setting” that is nomenclature, stating “for some people a language, reduced to its essentials, is a nomenclature: a list of terms corresponding to a list of things” (p. 97). I am arguing in Saussure’s defense against nomenclature by highlighting his objections, uncovering the problematic notions that language is arbitrary and conventional. Saussure argues that language is not just a…

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  • Medical Record Setting

    Writer, Sue Bowman provides basic information relating as to what the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms is and how it is utilized in the following American Health Information Management Association journal article titled, Coordination of SNOMED-CT and ICD-10: Getting the Most out of Electronic Health Record Systems (Sue Bowman, 2005). The Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine – Clinical Terms supports the uniform core of general terminology for an electronic health record,…

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  • Arthur Maurice Hocart's The Life Giving Myth

    understanding of other cultures. In the article Hocart calls for a solution to the issue of kinship extensions and offers the solution of “neutral notation” which would be similar to phonetic nomenclature. Precisely why this neutral nomenclature is so uncommon is also answered in the article; native words…

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  • What Is Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

    tail of the long chain which is “omega”. Thus, the fatty acid named from the methyl end in which the double bond is located at the third carbon (red region in Figure 1.1): thus the name is omega-3 fatty acids. 2) Examples There are three types of omega-3 fatty acids involved in human physiology are :- • α-linolenic acid (ALA) (found in plant oils) • eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) • docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 3) Nomenclature Omega-3 fatty acid, ω-3 fatty acid, and n-3 fatty acid are all different…

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  • ICT In Chemistry Essay

    learning experience. There are many concepts that can be used to describe the motivational aspect of science teaching and learning. Computers have been used in education in many ways from the very beginning of their history. Several ways to analyses use of computer and ICT in education is govern the importance of one and all. Any particular technology is often treated as a particular tool to accomplish their task in more efficient way. There are so many topics which can be covered with the help…

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  • Acute Kidney Injury Essay

    ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY – Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is currently recognized as the preferred nomenclature for the clinical disorder formerly called Acute Renal Failure(ARF).This transition in terminology was meant to emphasize that the spectrum of the disease is much broader than a subset of patients who experience failure and require dialysis support .This nomenclature explains that renal failure occur as a continuum 1. AKIN recently defined AKI as “ functional or structural abnormalities or…

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  • The Importance Of Zulu Names

    A name is what something or somebody is called, it is a term or phrase by which somebody or something is known and distinguished from other people or things. According to the Chamber Dictionary (2005), name is a word or words by which an individual person, place or thing is identified; it is the nomenclature used in making reference to all things, either tangible or intangible, living or non-living, concrete or abstract, liquid or solid. In an African context, name is not brought with levity…

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  • Juvenile Justice Ideological Analysis

    The juvenile justice ideology emerged thus at the end of a century of developments which had separated children from criminal adults at all stages of the judicial and the treatment process. Children are the easy victims of the unlawful activities be it the petty offences or something as serious as trafficking or war crimes. Perhaps this is because of their innocence and /or their vulnerability, it is important to recognize that children are not born into crime; they may be led into it. They are…

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  • Essay On Corsets

    The ultimate standard of beauty is the hourglass curved female body. The prior statement is truth according to hegemonic ideology conditioning by society. Corsets and waist trainers are pop culture manifestations and embodiments of the “ideal woman” ideology. Waist trainers are constantly endorsed and promoted by female celebrities. The behavior of female celebrity waist training endorsement further promotes the ideology of a perfect female physique. Corsets have been a part of women’s lives…

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