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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - shibboleth - a peculiarity of pronunciation, behavior, mode of dress, etc., that distinguishes a particular class or set of persons.

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LOL's meaning has shifted over the years, but these days it's the internet's shibboleth.

LOL Is Literally Dead, Long Live LOL

LOL's meaning has shifted over the years, but these days it's the internet's shibboleth.

A shibboleth , in its original signification and in a meaning it still bears today, is a word or custom whose variations in pronunciation or style can be used to differentiate members of ingroups from those of outgroups. Within the mindset of the ingroup, a connotation or value judgment of correct/incorrect or superior/inferior can be ascribed to the two variants.

A shibboleth , in its original signification and in a meaning it still bears today, is a word or custom whose variations in pronunciation or style can be used to differentiate members of ingroups from those of outgroups. Within the mindset of the ingroup, a connotation or value judgment of correct/incorrect or superior/inferior can be ascribed to the two variants.

The Swedish tiger was used in Swedish propaganda during WW2. The wordplay is not exactly a shibboleth, but the wordplay requires an understanding of Swedish, "tiger" meaning both "tiger", as in the animal, and "to keep silent". The meaning, then, is that you should not blabber about what might be sensitive things and so endanger your nation.

En svensk tiger was a slogan and an image that became part of a propaganda campaign in Sweden during World War II, aiming to prevent espionage by encouraging secrecy towards foreigners.

Technically, "people" and "persons" have different meanings. Find out which one you should use. (Examples)

People or Persons?

Grammar Girl explains that whether you use "backward" or "backwards" depends on where you live.

Jim Jefferies commenting on god’s book and whether satan has come out with one. He finds it more believable that satan is being the better man due to him not responding to god’s supposed contempt of him.

Jim Jefferies commenting on god’s book and whether satan has come out with one. He finds it more believable that satan is being the better man due to him not responding to god’s supposed contempt of him.

Lose more weight and burn fat faster when you eat enough of these flat-belly nutrients that aren't protein or fiber.

Flat-Belly Nutrients Besides Fiber and Protein

Mind the crack ... a visitor looks at Doris Salcedo's Turbine Hall installation. Photograph: Anton Hammerl/PA. Shibboleth. Doris Salcedo. 2007–2008 C.E. Installation.

Artist Doris Salcedo unveils new installation inside Tate's Turbine Hall

a visitor looks at Doris Salcedo's Turbine Hall installation.( Photograph: Anton Hammerl/PADoris Salcedos Turbine Hall installation at Tate Modern)

Shibboleth

Shibboleth

Can You Say Shibboleth? - A Process of Awakening / #socialresponsibility #positivedisruption #USA   After the election of President Trump in 2017 I thought of the integrity in being a part of the solution to bring America together again. An idealistic notion it is to dream that this was possible in the current environment. It is not. With the Democrats focused on obstructionism and resistance the active use of propaganda through means of media and entertainment all in unison with the…

Can You Say Shibboleth? - A Process of Awakening / #socialresponsibility #positivedisruption #USA After the election of President Trump in 2017 I thought of the integrity in being a part of the solution to bring America together again. An idealistic notion it is to dream that this was possible in the current environment. It is not. With the Democrats focused on obstructionism and resistance the active use of propaganda through means of media and entertainment all in unison with the…

FREE downloads for The Shibboleth, book two of The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy! Discussion guide, sample chapter, and bookmark. #CarolrhodaLab #YAlit

The Shibboleth (The Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy) by John Hornor Jacobs

If only this wasn't a fictitious politician.

“I will pick up that label and wear it as a Badge of Honor.” ~ [Jimmy Smits as] Matt Santos, West Wing

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