If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character... Would you slow down? Or speed up?

Thursday, January 21, 2010

What is in a name?

Daughter -

Main Entry: 1daugh·ter Pronunciation: \ˈdȯ-tər, ˈdä-\ 1 a : a female offspring especially of human parents b : a female adopted child c : a human female descendant

Sister -

Main Entry: sis·ter Pronunciation: \ˈsis-tər\ 1 : a female who has one or both parents in common with another 3 a : a girl or woman regarded as a comrade 4 : one that is closely similar to or associated with another

Friend -

Main Entry: 1friend Pronunciation: \ˈfrend\ 1 a : one attached to another by affection or esteem b : acquaintance
2 a : one that is not hostile b : one that is of the same nation, party, or group 3 : one that favors or promotes something (as a charity) 4 : a favored companion

Wife -

Main Entry: wife Pronunciation: \ˈwīf\ 1 a dialect : woman b : a woman acting in a specified capacity —used in combination <fishwife> 2 : a female partner in a marriage

Mother -

Main Entry: 1moth·er Pronunciation: \ˈmə-thər\ 1 a : a female parent b (1) : a woman in authority; specifically : the superior of a religious community of women 3 : maternal tenderness or affection

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