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Wissen / Wissenschaft, Conocimientos / Ciencia, Savoir / Science, Conoscenza / Scienza, Knowledge / Science, (esper.) sciado, sciencoj

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dumbbell (W3)

Der engl. "dumb-bell" war ursprünglich (18.Jh.) ein Apparat zum üben des Glöckenläutens, allerdings ohne echte Glocken, deshalb "stumme Glocken".
Angewandt auf Menschen bedeutet "dumbbell" allerdings "Dummkopf" mit der gleichen Bedeutungsverschiebung von "stumm" zu "dumm", wie sie in diesen Wörtern auch stattgefunden hatte.
Dabei spielte wohl auch eine Rolle, dass engl. "bell" umgangssprachlich auch für "Kopf" benutzt wurde und entspricht also dem dt. "Dummkopf". Und so ist also der "dumbbell" jemand, der nicht weiß wo die Glocken hängen.


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Knowledge von Google

Die Wissensplattform von Google heißt "knol", womit auf engl. "knowledge" referenziert wird.


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Google hat mit Knol eine Wissensplattform gestartet, die Wikipedia Konkurrenz machen soll. Sie steht nach einer geschlossenen Testphase seit Mittwochabend (Ortszeit) (23.07.2008) allen Nutzern zur Verfügung.

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