In 1879 German journalist Wilhelm
Marr founded a political party whose platform promoted intense hostility to
Jews; what four-syllable neologism resulted?"
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
According to the New Republic: "Marr was an atheist, and the
Antisemiten-Liga (League of Anti-Semites) was
hostile to Jews on the secular grounds that they are an alien "race." However,
his account of Semitism was not essentially
different from the demonic conception of the Jew that had existed in Christian
Europe for centuries.
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
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