Essays Tagged: "everyday words"

Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors

'Compulsive' and 'obsessive' have becomeeveryday words. 'I'm compulsive' is how somepeople describe their need for neatness,punctuality, and ... they are highlycharged ideas-for example, 'I have just killedsomeone.' The intrusion into consciouseveryday thinking of such intense, repetitive, andto the victim disgusting and alien thoughts is adr ... nough' or 'I saw the gas was turned off on thestove' or 'The door was locked.' does not getthrough. Everyday life becomes dominated bydoubts, leading to senseless repetition and ritual.Obsessive phobi ...

(7 pages) 229 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

How slang words originated.

people. Words used today weren't always considered derogatory or insulting in the past. People use everyday words and no one realizes what they say and what it really means, for all they know they ca ... society as a "normal person". If we live in a world where we are all created equal then why are we everyday subject to ridicule when someone thinks we are not up to par. That famous saying "stick and ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Writing Style of Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

has metamorphosed into its own separate category of unique vivacity coupled with a manipulation of everyday words and names to achieve rhymes or desired beats per line. The verse style found througho ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Learning Tips

u get acquainted. One of the most interesting things about learning English is discovering how many everyday words are actually words from other languages. Among the hundreds of examples are designati ...

(2 pages) 38 1 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Clockwork Orange

ess teenage years. Communicating with one-another through there own teenage slang known as nadsat, (everyday words replaced with nonsense words) a gang of teenage "street-punks" (or as they refe ...

(4 pages) 495 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

New technology

your contacts, and access information from the Internet. Just tell Portico what you want - in plain everyday words, or if you like, retreive the same information over the web. Portico works the way yo ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers