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Tag Archive | "Sappho"

Hot for Words: Lesbos and Lesbians

Here is the origin of the terms Lesbian, Lesbianism and Sapphism. Marina Orlova goes into more detail this time around. Who is the YouTube ‘Hot for Words’ girl? Marina Orlova (born 10 December 1980) is a Russian philologist, etymologist, and author who has become an Internet celebrity, hosting one of the most popular channels on […]

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Hot for Words: Marina Teaches Her Students the Meaning of Homo Sapiens and More …

Marina Orlova ‘Hot for Words’ explains the etymological background of “Homo” — as in Homo Sapiens, homosexual, homicide … HINT: HOMO= SAME (Greek). Marina explains that “homo” by itself is derogatory, but actually means ‘same’ Greek (translation). She also lists some famous homosexuals: Alexander the Great, Socrates, Sappho, Lord Byron and more. Check out her […]

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  • Current Conditions : 70.9F, Light Rain - 7:37 AM CDT Aug. 21
    Temperature: 70.9°F | Humidity: 98% | Pressure: 29.92in ( Falling) | Conditions: Light Rain | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 0.0mph
  • Areal Flood Advisory - Expires: 10:30 AM CDT
    Areal Flood Advisory for Cook County in effect until 10:30 AM CDT on August 21, 2014
  • Thursday as of Aug. 21 4:00 AM CDT
    Thursday - Mostly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 86F with a heat index of 91F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
  • Friday as of Aug. 21 4:00 AM CDT
    Friday - Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 90F with a heat index of 95F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
  • Thursday Night as of Aug. 21 4:00 AM CDT
    Thursday Night - Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 73F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.7 in. possible.

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