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Definition and Examples of Anti-Language

Anti-language is a minority dialect or method of communicating within a minority speech community that excludes members of the main speech community. The term antilanguage was coined by British linguist M.A.K. Halliday ("Anti-Languages," American Anthropologist , 1976). Examples and Observations "Anti-languages may be understood as extreme versions of social dialects.
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The Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals of Massachusetts

For much of its prehistory, Massachusetts was pretty much a geological blank: shallow seas covered this state during the early Paleozoic Era, and terrestrial fossils only managed to accumulate during brief periods, during the Cretaceous period and Pleistocene epoch. Even still, the Bay State wasn't entirely devoid of prehistoric life, yielding the remains of a couple of important dinosaurs and a plethora of dinosaur footprints, as detailed in the followings slides.
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What Is Stereotype Threat?

Stereotype threat occurs when a person is worried about behaving in a way that confirms negative stereotypes about members of their group. This added stress can end up impacting how they actually perform in a particular situation. For example, a woman might feel nervous when taking a math test because of stereotypes about women in math courses, or worry that receiving a poor grade will cause others to think that women don't have high levels of math ability.
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Top Fiction Books for Genealogy Lovers

Take a break from the research with one of these great fictional reads with a genealogy theme. Book topics range from genealogical mysteries to more historical themes, with a touch of family history and genealogy. 01 of 10 All The Names Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago's seventh novel tells the story of an unassuming clerk in an unnamed registrar's office.
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Nebraska Man

The Theory of Evolution has always been a controversial topic, and continues to be in modern times as well. While scientists clamor to find the "missing link" or the bones of ancient human ancestors to add to the fossil record and collect even more data to back up their ideas, others have tried to take matters into their own hands and create fossils they claim are the "missing link" of human evolution.
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Spanish-American War: Battle of San Juan Hill

The Battle of San Juan Hill was fought on July 1, 1898, during the Spanish-American War (1898). With the beginning of the conflict in April 1898, leaders in Washington, DC began planning for the invasion of Cuba. Moving forward later that spring, American forces landed in the southern part of the island near the city of Santiago de Cuba.
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