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Odin’s Staff

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Staff of Poseidon

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The graphic structure05:1 was used in the earliest known runic alphabet, but was usually carved 04:34. In the antiquity this structure was a graph for the staff of Poseidon (Greece) or Neptune (Rome). It is usually drawn with the addition of barbs or flukes as a fish-spear,05:6.

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co- (prefix)

Three usage questions frequently arise: Continue reading co- (prefix)

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All the Three-letter Words

There are 26^3 orĀ 17,576 ways to select three items from 26. The list below is a subset of this number.

AAH AAL AAS . . . Continue reading All the Three-letter Words

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first two/two first, last three/ three last

These are idiomatic expressions, and commentators have sometimes objected to the second in each pair. Logically, they argue, the first two includes number one and number two, but the two first implies that there are two number ones. This logic chopping does not hold up when applied to natural language. All four expressions are still Standard, even if the two (three) first and the two (three) last sound a bit old-fashioned.

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accent

in speech, emphasis given a particular sound, called prosodic systems in linguistics. There are three basic accentual methods: stress, tone, and length. Continue reading accent

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trigraph

SYLLABICATION: tri

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tricostate

SYLLABICATION: tri Continue reading tricostate

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triatomic

SYLLABICATION: tri Continue reading triatomic

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tricolor

SYLLABICATION: tri Continue reading tricolor

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triune

SYLLABICATION: tri Continue reading triune

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tripedal

SYLLABICATION: tri Continue reading tripedal