Etymologie, Etimología, Étymologie, Etimologia, Etymology
US Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika, Estados Unidos de América, États-Unis d'Amérique, Stati Uniti d'America, United States of America
Fragen und Antworten, Preguntas y Respuestas, Questions et Réponses, Domanda e Risposta, Questions and Answers
brainboost - Etymologie-Suche - Etymology-Search
BrainBoost is a Question Answering search engine. - It was specifically designed to answer questions, asked in plain English.
BrainBoost is 100% automated.
Unlike other Question Answering engines, BrainBoost does not rely on human editors to locate answers. Instead, BrainBoost employs cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology to understand your question and match it with relevant answers it locates on the web.
BrainBoost outputs actual sentences extracted from web pages. The BrainBoost engine determines that these sentences are potential answers to the original question.
von frz. "expert", lat. "expertus" = "erprobt", "bewährt".
How does the media decide to call someone "an expert"?
The expert is, tragicomically, an expert only because he happens to be the one who was interviewed. Interviewing non-experts would be a tragical 'faute de goűt' and lack of respect towards the audience. In today's world, there are some fields in which a certain façade of seriousmindedness has to be maintained - and in some others it mustn't.
Natalio Elta - Paris
(am 15.12.2002 gab es dazu 8 Antworten)
google - Answers - Ask a question
Gezielte Antworten gegen Bares; ältere Antworten sind kostenlos.
More than 500 carefully screened Researchers are ready to answer your question for as little as $2.50 - usually within 24 hours.
Dieser Google-Dienst wurde im Dezember 2006 eingestellt. Das Archiv ist jedoch weiterhin online durchsuchbar.
Antworten auf Fragen wie:
Wie funktioniert ein Sonnensegel?
Erklärungen auch mit Fotos;
The Linguist List - Fachleute antworten zu Fragen - It's available in Deutsch, Espańol, Français, Italiano, Portuguęs, to boot. There are seemingly endless resources here, plus the Ask a Linguist service. It's not strictly etymology, but it certainly deserves to be in The Hall of Fame.
- Why Do Shells Sound Like the Ocean?
- Where Does the Hashtag (a.k.a. Octothorpe) Come From?
- Why Is the NBA Shot Clock 24 Seconds?
- Why Is New York City Called 'Gotham'?
- Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down the Nets?
- What’s the Purpose of the Dots on a Basketball?
- Why Are Electrical Plugs Different in Europe?
- Why Are Manhole Covers Round?
- Why Do People Call It "Xmas"?
- Why Are Blue and White the Hanukkah Colors?
- How Do Generations Get Their Names?
- Why is English Spelling So Messed Up?
- Where is Old Zealand?
- Why Does Music Give Us Chills?
- What Was Your Best Moment of the Last Five Years?
- What Was Your Best (or Worst) Summer Job?
- Why Do We Stretch During the Seventh Inning?
- Why Do Some Elements Have Symbols That Aren’t in Their Names?
- How Do Movies Get Their Ratings?
- How Does the Farmers' Almanac Work?
- Why Did the Nazis Hijack the Swastika?
- How Did the Tony Awards Get Their Name?
- How Did Spring Break Get Its Start?
- Why Do We Cross Our Fingers For Good Luck?
- Which Came First: Airplanes or Paper Airplanes?
- Why is Connecticut Called the “Nutmeg State”?
- What’s the Oldest Trick in the Book?
- Why Were the Oscars Created?
- Why Are There Two Dakotas and Two Carolinas?
- Why Are the Academy Awards Statuettes Called Oscars?
- Why Don't Valentine Hearts Look Like Real Hearts?
- Where Does the Term "Honeymoon" Come From?
- Why Do We Blow Out Candles on Birthday Cakes?
- Can Anyone Just Make a Citizen’s Arrest?
- Where Did The Term "Happy Hour" Come From?
- Why Are Introductory Classes Called "101"?
- Where Did the Phrase "Ay Yai Yai" Come From?
- Why Do We Call Our Galaxy the Milky Way?
- What's the Origin of the Phrase "The Eleventh Hour"?
- What’s the Deal with Those Last 4 Digits on ZIP Codes?
- Why are “Ghost,” “Ghastly,” and “Ghoul” Spelled with “gh”?
- What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?
- Why Are Pool Tables Green?
- Why Do People Say the Moon is Made of Cheese?
- Where Does the Phrase “To Turn the Tables” Come From?
- What’s the Origin of “Chinese Fire Drills"?
- Why Are They Called "Barbershop Quartets"?
- Why Do We Call the Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter?
- Where Did the Phrase "Pleased as Punch" Come From?
- Why is Friday the 13th Considered Unlucky?
- What's the Origin of the Phrase "Run Amok"?
- Where Did the 8 Glasses of Water A Day Myth Come From?
- Who Created Karaoke?
- What Causes Nightmares?
- Why Are Soccer Balls Made of Hexagons?
- Where Did the Term "86" Come From?
- Why is “Pound” Abbreviated as “lb”?
- The Origin of the Gatorade Shower
- What Are Smithereens?
- Why Are Road Partitions Called Jersey Barriers?
- Who Cracked the Liberty Bell?
- What Causes Morning Breath?
- Where Does the Word "Hoser" Come From?
- Who Invented the Little Black Dress?
- What's the Origin of "Kilroy Was Here"?
- Why Do Athletes Slap Each Others’ Butts?
- Why is this Style of Facial Hair Called Sideburns?
- Why Do We Say "The Butler Did It"?
- Who Writes the Messages in Fortune Cookies?
- Why Do Students Dissect Frogs?
- What is the Origin of the Phrase "Come Out of the Closet"?
- What Determines What Your Voice Sounds Like?
- Why Did Egyptian Pharaohs Wear False Beards?
- How Did Caesarean Sections Get Their Name?
- Who Was "Miranda" of the Miranda Warning?
- When and Why Did People Start Saying "Um"?
- Where Do the Words “Mom” and “Dad” Come From?
- Why Do We Knock on Wood?
- Where Did the Phrase “Dressed to the Nines” Come From?
- How Did Pabst Win Its Blue Ribbon?
- Where Did The Easter Bunny Come From?
- How Did "Jones" Come to Mean "Craving"?
- How Do They Make the "Pope Smoke"?
- Why Does Poop Stink?
- Where Exactly Did the Russian Meteor Come From?
- What Did People Use Before Toilet Paper?
- Why Don't We Celebrate Washington's Birthday On His Birthday?
- Are Snails Born With Shells?
- What Do the Words of the Mardi Gras Song Mean?
- What is Gaslighting?
- Why is a Fake Doctor Called a Quack?
- Where Did the Phrase "Caught Red Handed" Come From?
- Where Did the Looney Tunes “Acme Corporation” Come From?
- Why Is a Baker's Dozen 13?
- Where Did the Phrase "Smart Alec" Come From?
- Where Did the Term "Booze" Come From?
- Why Is Toy Packaging So Difficult to Open?
- Why Do We Kiss Under The Mistletoe?
- Why Does "XOXO" Mean "Kisses and Hugs"?
- Why Did Humans Start Eating Cheese in the First Place?
- Why is New York City Called The Big Apple?
- How Did 6 Feet Become the Standard Grave Depth?
- Why Do We Wish on the Turkey’s Wishbone?
- When Did We Start Naming Winter Storms?
- Where Did The Idea Of "Red States" and "Blue States" Come From?
- Where Did Hard Hats Come From?
- What’s the Origin of Jack-O’-Lanterns?
- What's Up With "10-4"ť And Other Radio Lingo?
- Why Is Abruptly Quitting Something Called "Going Cold Turkey"?
- Why Are Blueprints Blue?
- People Give Kudos All The Time, But What is a Kudo?
- Why Are People Who Cross Picket Lines Called "Scabs"?
- Why Are First-Year Students Called Freshmen?
- Why Are Bottles of Champagne Smashed On New Ships?
- What Are "Dibs"?
- Who Wrote "Happy Birthday to You" (and Who's Collecting the Millions in Royalties)?
- Where Do Seedless Watermelons Come From?
- What's the Origin of "Let the Cat out of the Bag"?
- How Did Slipping on a Banana Peel Become a Comedy Staple?
- Why Are Traffic Lights Red and Green?
- What Do Snakes and Sticks Have to Do With Doctors?
- Where Does the Phrase "Steal My Thunder" Come From?
- Why Are There Gideon Bibles in Hotel Rooms?
- If You Cannibalize a Person With an Illness, Will You Get Sick?
- What Does That "Rx" Have to Do With Prescription Drugs?
- Why Are Unidentified People Called John or Jane Doe?
- Which Came First: Orange the Color or Orange the Fruit?
- Where Did the Term "Pink Slip" Originate?
- Where Does the Term "Slush Fund" Come From?
- Why Do Radio Stations Begin With 'K' and 'W'?
- Why Do People Say "Holy Mackerel"?
- What's With All the Mustaches? The Origins of Movember
- Why Are the Letters in ABC Order?
- How Does an Etch A Sketch Work?
- Why Do We Sing the National Anthem at Sporting Events?
- Who Was Ponzi & What Was His Scheme?
- Do People Really Walk in Circles When They’re Lost?
- Are Carrots Really That Good For Your Eyes?
- Who Wrote Chopsticks?
- Who Invented Sliced Bread?
New York Times
Antworten auf alle möglichen und unmöglichen Fragen rund um die Wissenschaften
uga - WORDS-L - English Language Discussion Group
Bei diesem Service von Yahoo kann man auch Informationen zu Wortgeschichten erhalten?