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Explicit Language on AOL?
So, I signed onto America Online and on the welcome screen, noticed a topic which they had as “Most Shocking Concert Moments”, I clicked on the link and it took me to a typical America Online page.
As I was reading through the most shocking moments, I clicked on a video that AOLhad linked on the web page from “You Tube”, it was a video of Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie peeing on herself.
Now, it wasn’t her peeing on herself that shocked me; it was the fact that they had really explicit language on the video, words such as s— and b—-. I actually was quite shocked at first, seeing as how this was America Online.
So, I kept going through the next few “shocking moments” and came to another video, this was Pete Wentz, …show more content…
There are special Fourth of July decorations, songs, poems, quotes, and cards; Fourth of July knick-knacks, crafts, recipes, and treats; and of course Fourth of July fireworks, parades, and parties. And then there is a “Fourth of July language”, i.e. a subset of vocabulary used a lot in the weeks preceding and culminating on July 4th.
Here is a sampler of the language of the Fourth of July along with its linguistic baggage. blue: The Indo-European ancestor of blue, *bhlewos, did not mean “blue”, but “yellow”. Its descendants include the Latin flavus (= yellow; cf. flavine), the Greek phalos (= bright, white), and the Old Icelandic bla (= livid; cf. the English expression black and blue, where blue retains the older meaning of “the color of bruised flesh”) and blar (= blue). The Old English cognate blaw did not survive. Modern English blue is actually a loan from Old French (blo, bleu) via Middle English bleu (>blu >blue). colony: For a word associated with settling, colony has some pretty mobile ancestry. Its Indo-European ancestral roots *kwel-/*kwol- meant “to turn around” (as in the Greek cognate polos, axis, and the English wheel). By the time of the Latin colonia (< colere = till, inhabit), the meaning had changed dramatically, and a colony (possibly via the Old French colonie) came to mean “a …show more content…
The CIA doesn’t have very high demand for European languages other than French or Greek, however if you know Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew, or some other Asian language you may be in luck. These kinds of languages, where there are many conflicts in the world, are in high demand by the CIA. If you were wanting to work with the FBI these same languages would be desired as well however the FBI considers Spanish a high demand language as well due to the fact of the large number of Spanish speakers in

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