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ko nuh tay shuhn

  • n  what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
  • n  an idea that is implied or suggested

  • One of the prime reasons weve done this is the way its taken on the connotation of political sport versus honoring those that sacrificed everything, said Fred Short, who .
  • Americans may raise an eyebrow at men holding hands, but in the Arab world, affection among men is common, and without sexual connotation.
  • As a noun, privacy has a good connotation (keep out of my computer, you prying cookie).
News & Articles

  • A Disco Ball Piñata and the KKK as Emerging Latino Art
    Fidel Castro, the KKK, and a disco ball piñata. Those are some of the themes in the minds of 37 emerging Latino and Latin American artists who are part of El Museo del Barrio 's biennial opening on Wednesday. A few of the pieces have some political connotation. Ignacio Lang, who is from Puerto Rico and lives in the East Village, is presenting a black Ku Klux Klan robe that he asked immigrants ...
    June 11, 2013 - WNYC New York Public Radio
  • State agency needs a name change
    By Bob Mensch and Jay Costa The term welfare is defined as the general well-being of an individual or group of individuals. However, when used in association with government services, the term has, unfortunately, developed a negative connotation.
    June 10, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Ranking Mario Balotelli's Best 5 Moments for Both Club and Country
    Any ranking involving the mercurial Mario Balotelli will contain anything from the unbelievably bizarre to the shockingly entertaining. Let's take a route less traveled by the media this time—looking at some of Mario Balotelli 's best moments for both club and country. It's no secret that most Super Mario headlines come with a negative connotation questioning his very sanity or motive. Much has ...
    June 9, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Morris Davis in International Herald Tribune
    I recognize that around the world, 'Guantanamo,' when you say the word, has a negative connotation,Davis said. "One thing I hope is that in the way we conduct these proceedings, maybe we can change some of those attitudes."
  • Terrell Owens in International Herald Tribune
    Especially with everything with the steroids and performance-enhancing drugs, for me to be put out there in that light, I think it's just a negative connotation for me,Owens said during the fourth week of the team's voluntary offseason...
  • Coby Karl in International Herald Tribune
    I didn't hear his comments other than I thought we played a pretty good fourth quarter,Karl said. "Statistically and on film the fourth quarter was one of our better basketball performances. I don't quite comprehend the connotation other...

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