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November 5, at pm. This exists in some North American languages too, whether as obligatory or optional markers. November 6, at am. November 6, at pm. November 7, at am. November 7, at pm. Trond Engen says:. I could not follow what the less than signs were doing. No, just older than the present V-only system. Yes, in contrast to the V-only system of modern mainstream English. Spelling it out: A perfectly asymmetrical T-V system probably never existed, at least in Europe: it would be one in which there is always a superiority-inferiority relationship between any two persons, everyone knows exactly what it is, and the superior always uses T whereas the inferior always uses V.
November 8, at am. November 8, at pm. Always T. God, too, is T except in much of French. In French too. If you really need to address them. November 9, at am.
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If we are to use women for the same things as the men, we must also teach them the same things. Socrates, as quoted by Bettany Hughes: "Feminism started with the Buddha and Confucius 25 centuries ago". The state will only ever be a half of itself. Socrates in Plato's Republic talking about women lacking rights.
Socrates: Shall we set down astronomy among the objects of study? Glaucon: I think so, to know something about the seasons, the months and the years is of use for military purposes, as well as for agriculture and for navigation. Popular is an enjoyable, quick read, but I also found its premise somewhat troubling and thus finished it with mixed feelings. The basic premise of this book is that Have you seen Popular gracing the shelves of your local bookstore?
The basic premise of this book is that 8th grader Maya follows a popularity guidebook from the s. Each chapter of the book reflects a month Maya spent focusing on a particular part of herself to change. Things like hair, makeup, weight, posture, and eventually personality. My first complaint is that this book is focused so much on altering one's appearance. Semi-spoiler: Maya concludes that her increase in popularity over her 8th grade year is actually due to working on her personality - on being open and nice to everyone. So the message of beauty from the inside is there, but doesn't get as many pages.