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Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton is the best book I have read all year. Edith Wharton’s style and choice of words and plot were so good that when I finished reading, I turned back to the first page and read the book again. 981 more words

Book Review

Finding the Connection Between Miley Cyrus and Jane Eyre

Back when writing a book and getting published was my dream, I would try to think of story ideas by listening to music. The best song lyrics capture so much emotion in so little characters. 164 more words

Pop Culture

Philura

ORIGIN:
Probably from Latin, meaning “linden tree” or “writing tablet”. Or possibly a variation of “Philippa”, “Phillida”, “Philomena”, “Phyllis”, etc., or of “Pilar”. But probably the Latin one. 51 more words

English

Endurance

ORIGIN:
One of the “virtue” names created by┬áthe Puritans, meaning, you know, “endurance”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
I don’t think there are any variations, unless you count all of the other “virtue” names (“Faith”, “Hope”, “Charity”, “Patience”, etc.). 51 more words

English

Jotham

ORIGIN:
Hebrew, meaning “Jehovah is upright” or “Jehovah is perfect”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Yotam . . . and . . . that’s it, I guess. 30 more words

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Andrew

ORIGIN:
From the Greek “Andreas”, meaning “man”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Aindreas, Aindriu, Ander, Anders, Andi, Andie, Andor, Andre, Andrei, Andres, Andrea, Andreas, Andrius, Andro, Andrus, Andy, Deandre, Drew, Ondre, Ondrei, Ondreas, etc. 67 more words

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Orin

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Oran” / “Orrin”, from Irish, meaning “little pale green one”, or of “Oren”, from Hebrew, meaning “pine tree”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES: 39 more words

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