The primary example of taboo words requiring the use of a euphemism are the unspeakable names for a deity, such as because of taboo deformations—a euphemism was substituted for the original, which no longer occurs in the language. Language divergence and estimated word retention rate.
An example is the Slavic root for "bear"—"*medu-ed-", which means "honey eater". Language 43/1: 150-171.) In a similar manner, classical Chinese texts were expected to avoid using characters contained within the name of the currently ruling emperor as a sign of respect.
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" A recent study of how social networks lead college students to define, perceive, and participate in “hooking up” showed that while everybody is talking about it, no one is exactly sure what it means.
The study, conducted by Amanda Holman, a doctoral student at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, and Dr.
One example in English is "" (lit., tooth of lion, referring to the shape of the leaves) is another example, being a substitute for "pissenlit", meaning "wet the bed", a possible reference to the fact that dandelion was used as a diuretic. In these instances, the relevant ideographs were replaced by homophones. the deformation of names for cannabis: "mota" (lit., "something which moves" on the black market), replacing "grifa" (lit., "something coarse to the touch"), replacing "marihuana" (a female personal name, María Juana), replacing "cañamo" (the original Spanish name for the plant, derived from the Latin genus name "Cannabis").
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