Names

  • (noun): Verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument.
    Synonyms: name calling

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MAD (programming Language) - Language Elements - Names
... Variable names, function names, and statement labels have the same form, a letter followed by zero to five letters or digits ... Function names end with a period ... All names can be subscripted (the name followed by parentheses, with multiple subscripts separated by commas) ...
Ivory Coast - Names
... "Gold Coast", and a "Slave Coast", and, like those three, the name "Ivory Coast" reflected the major trade that occurred on that particular stretch of the coast the export of ivory ... Other names for the coast included the Côte de Dents, literally "Teeth Coast", again reflecting the trade in ivory the Côte de Quaqua, after the people that the Dutch ... One can find the name Cote de(s) Dents regularly used in older works ...
2002 Pacific Typhoon Season - Storm Names
... Names are selected from the following sequential list, there is no annual list ... Names were contributed by 13 members of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee, except for Singapore ... The 13 nations or territories, along with Micronesia, each submitted 10 names, which are used in alphabetical order by the English name of the country ...
Interpretatio Graeca
... Halicarnassus and Plutarch document Roman cults, temples, and practices under the names of equivalent Greek deities ... or assimilation with Greek models, as when Romans adapt Greek myths and iconography under the names of their own gods ... The similarity of gods makes their names mutually translatable ...
2002 Pacific Typhoon Season - Storm Names - Philippines
... PAGASA assigns names to tropical depressions that form within their area of responsibility and any tropical cyclone that might move into their area of responsibility ... If the list of names would have been insufficient, an auxiliary list of ten names were also published ... Names that were not assigned are marked in gray ...

Famous quotes containing the word names:

    When the Day of Judgement dawns and the great conquerors and lawyers and statesmen come to receive their rewards—their crowns, their laurels, their names carved indelibly upon imperishable marble—the Almighty will turn to Peter and will say, not without a certain envy when he sees us coming with our books under our arms, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them here. They have loved reading.”
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)

    A name? Oh, Jesus Christ. Ah, God, I’ve been called by a million names all my life. I don’t want a name. I’m better off with a grunt or a groan for a name.
    Bernardo Bertolucci (b. 1940)

    I introduced her to Elena, and in that life-quickening atmosphere of a big railway station where everything is something trembling on the brink of something else, thus to be clutched and cherished, the exchange of a few words was enough to enable two totally dissimilar women to start calling each other by their pet names the very next time they met.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)