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Arthurian Romance

King Arthur has been an important figure in English literature since singers and story-tellers first described his great exploits in the 6th-century. Of course, the legend of King Arthur has been appropriated by many story-tellers and poets, who have embellished upon the first, most modest tales. Part of the intrigue of the stories, which became part of Arthurian romance, though, is the mixture of myth, adventure, love, enchantment, and tragedy.
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'Wedding Crashers' Most Hilarious Quotes

The tagline for the movie Wedding Crashers is "Life's a party. Crash it." The movie deals with the exploits of two men, John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey, who crash weddings hoping to have a good time, drink free alcohol and pick up women. The film has several hilarious moments that make viewers laugh out loud.
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Italian Surname Meanings and Origins

Surnames in Italy trace their origin back to the 1400s, when it became necessary to add a second name to distinguish between individuals with the same given name. Italian surnames are often easy to recognize because most end in a vowel, and many of them have been derived from descriptive nicknames. If you think your family name may have come from Italy, then tracing its history may yield important clues to your Italian heritage and ancestral village.
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Definition of Aggregate and Social Aggregate

Within sociology, there are two kinds of aggregates that are commonly used: the social aggregate and aggregate data. The first is simply a collection of people who happen to be in the same place at the same time, and the second refers to when we use summary statistics like averages to show something about a population or a social trend.
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Style-shifting (language)

In sociolinguistics, the use of more than one style of speech during the course of a single conversation or written text. Two common theories that account for style-shifting are the accommodation model and the ​ audience design model , both of which are discussed below. Examples and Observations "[H]e struck a few chords, then, to impress her, he awkwardly played a short passage…"'Schubert's Quartet number fourteen.
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Canadian Employment Insurance Applications

When to Submit an Employment Insurance Application Apply for Employment Insurance as soon as you stop working, even if you haven't received your (ROE). Be sure to submit your Canadian Employment Insurance application within four weeks of your last day of work, or you may lose benefits. You should receive your ROE from your last employer within five days of becoming unemployed.
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