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  • Anorak In The English Language

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    1. a. anorak The word originated from the Greenlandic word ‘anoraq’. It was first used in the English language in 1924 to describe the western imitations of an “anoraq” (OED Online, 2011). It is possible that the ‘q’ in the original word was replaced with ‘k’ as there is very few English words that end with ‘q’ so it was anglicised instead. Later in 1984, it also became British slang for a boring, studious or socially inept person (OED Online, 2014). According to Cresswell (2010), this is because

  • Value Of Law Essay

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    At the earliest reference point it is fundamental and vital to recognize laws and principles (rules). While it is for the most part pleasant that all laws are principles, the other way around is not valid as all guidelines are not laws. The explanation behind the announcement above emerges on account of the broadness of the term rule. In its wide sense, the meaning of the term rule envelops a general standard in a general public that charge or deal with the practices of individuals. While laws are

  • Unit 8 Ver's Journal: Answers About Mental Illness

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    Unit 8 Learners Journal Mental Illness is highly misunderstood. For example, there are some police officers that will mistreat an individual that is diagnosed with a mental illness because they are not aware of their disability. Others, claim to have acted on horrendous acts (e.g., massacres) due to mental illness. 1. What were your previous thoughts about mental illness? Frankly speaking, I knew little or nothing about mental illness. My previous thought was that a person could only become mentally

  • Teen Substance Abuse

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    Tobacco, marijuana, narcotics, alcohol. They all surround the life of teens and contribute to teen accidents, homicides, and suicides. About 47,000 Canadian deaths are linked to substance abuse annually According to Health Officer's Council of British Columbia. As generations pass drug use is getting more common and casual among teens. Teens as young as 13 have already tried drugs more than once as powerful as cocaine, says the drug statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Teens believe

  • Language And Language: The Role Of Language

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    rely solely on communication to replicate thought, but rather to incorporate other mediums like art, style, sign language, images, facial expressions, and sounds to portray a vision of our own thoughts. For further illumination, the herbal drug, Marijuana, can be

  • Adderall Research Paper

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    "It helps me stay focused and be more efficient…” is the typical excuse most college students give when asked why they need the famous drug known as Adderall. This mixed salt amphetamine Adderall, commonly prescribed as a treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the most commonly abused prescription stimulant among college students (Eysenbach, 2012). There are reports that show this drug being mostly abused in medical and dental schools. The high expectations and the competition

  • Essay On Traffic Accidents

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    There are several studies analyzed and determined the factors affecting roadside accidents, number of deaths and injuries. Various methods are used to collect and analyze data and found diverse results. (Spoerri, Egger & Elm, 2010) examined socio demographic and geographical determinants of road traffic mortality in Switzerland used 2000 census data from 2000 to 2005, found increased mortality in cyclist and pedestrians after the age of 55 years. Mortality rate in individuals with primary education

  • Psychological Theories: Relationship Between Drugs And Crime

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    Relationship between Drugs and Crime Name Institution Relationship between Drugs and Crime Psychological Theories Psychological theories entail psychological factors that emphasize the mechanism of reinforcement and those underscoring that the personalities of the drug user vary from those of the abstainer besides being causally related to use and abuse. Notably, the mechanism of reinforcement is often straightforward in that individuals tend to maximize reward and minimize punishment

  • The Pros And Cons Of Medication Testing

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    tests are a controversial component of the staff determination procedure was on account of charges the tests were indispensably problematic and that they recognized medication clients as individuals who were just in the region of somebody smoking marijuana. It likewise selected

  • Trooper Williams Research Paper

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    formally do so until after he had asked the defendant about using intoxicants. During this questioning phase, Trooper Williams never advised the defendant of his Miranda Warnings. The defendant admitted to consuming two beers and smoking several marijuana joints. At this moment Trooper Williams handcuffed the defendant and transported