Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
He tries to express feelings through song or some other cultural activity. The soldier: It is in this age that he thinks less of himself and begins to think more of others. He is always working towards making a reputation for himself and gaining recognition, however short-lived it may be, even at the cost of his own life. The justice: In this stage he has acquired wisdom through the many experiences he has had in life. The Eight-Thousanders are the fourteen independent mountains on Earth that are more than 8,000 metres (26,247 ft) high above sea level.
Some may believe this assertion, whereas most people employ the rule as an amusing social fiction that allows them to eat a dropped piece of food, despite the potential reservations of their peers.
The Five-Second Rule, sometimes also the three-second rule, is a western cultural food hygiene concept, that states that there is a defined window where it is permissible to pick up food (or sometimes cutlery) after it has been dropped and thus exposed to contamination.
The determination of the soul weighing 21 grams was based on the average loss of mass in the six patients. Nonetheless, Mac Dougall's finding that the human soul weighed 21 Grams has become a meme in the public consciousness, mostly due to its claiming the titular thesis in the 2003 film 21 Grams.
The 24-Hour Clock is a convention of time keeping in which the day runs from midnight to midnight and is divided into 24 hours, indicated by the hours passed since midnight, from 0 to 23.
They make up Muslim life, prayer, concern for the needy, self purification and the pilgrimage. There is also a social dimension as dropped food in a restaurant or when guests are around is simply unacceptable, but in a family or private situation it may be still tolerated. A supposed intuitive faculty giving awareness not explicable in terms of normal perception: "some Sixth Sense told him he was not alone"; intuition; extrasensory perception (ESP) involves reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind.
The Five Pillars of Islam are five basic acts in Islam, considered obligatory by believers and are the foundation of Muslim life. These are summarized in the famous hadith of Gabriel. How many and what type of bacteria would stick to a piece of dropped food depends on many factors, the food or the floor being wet or dry among them.
Although some relations were occasionally noticed, those rather remained a side note.
It was not until the death of Kurt Cobain, about two and a half decades after the last occurred, that the first idea of a "27 Club" was spread in the public perception.
In religion: there are three main Abrahamic religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism; many world religions contain triple deities or concepts of trinity, including: the Christian Holy Trinity; three people (including Jesus) were crucified at the Crucifixion; the three Theological virtues referred to 1 Corinthians 13; in Roman Catholicism, a group of three martyrs, collectively known as Faith, Hope and Charity (named after the Theological Virtues); also in Roman Catholic doctrine, there are three realms of the afterlife: Heaven, Hell and Purgatory (Limbo is regarded as hypothetical); the three members of the Holy Family: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph; the Wise Men who visited Jesus after His birth left Him three gifts; the Hindu Trimurti and Tridevi; the Three Jewels of Buddhism; the Three Pure Ones of Taoism. Mathematics: the fourth prime number; a happy number.
In a don't-push-the-red-button Cold War-esque maneuver, Hillary Clinton released this ad during the 2008 primary season, asking voters who they would want to lead the country during a world crisis. Religion: the Number Seven in the 7 days of Creation is typological and the Number Seven appears commonly elsewhere in the Bible; 7 deadly sins; 7 virtues.
This system is the most commonly used time notation in the world today, and is the international standard (ISO 8601) notation for time of day.