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*******www.dictionarygirl**** *******www.hotforwords**** to request words Origin of the word Poindexter
19 Jul 2011
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In celebration of my 500th video, here is a little Russian TV piece on me :-)
19 Jul 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** for fun stuff As requested by ***********/tamathestoryteller .. the origin of the para prefix.
21 Jul 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** for my New Year's Card. Why is colonel pronounced kernel?
21 Jul 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** to request words Origin of the word Casanova Danny is ***********/gradualreport
24 Jul 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** for fun stuff The answer to the spitting image game Ending music by: *******www.ronaldjenkees****/music-store
25 Jul 2011
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Retweet: ******* Follow me on TWITTER HERE *******twitter****/hotforwords Join me on FACEBOOK HERE *******www.facebook****/hotforwords A few fun facts about Los Angeles! Oh.. visit *******www.hotforwords**** to request words! Hello my dear students! Even though I am from Russia, I live in Los Angeles California.. which is really cool, because each year 25 million people come to Los Angeles for vacation! That's three times the population of New York City coming each and every year! But why do all these people come to Los Angeles each year? They're certainly not coming here to see me! Hmm... HotForWords investigates Los Angeles! The main reason why people originally came to Los Angeles was the weather! The weather is sunny so many days out of the year, it's the perfect place to get out of the cold or the rain. Because the weather was so good all year round, it also makes it easy for filmmakers to shoot their films, as they don't have to worry about rain. So in the early 1900s, silent films were being shot in Los Angeles. "May I help you? Can you get me a venti latte? You want 20 what? People all over the world saw how beautiful Los Angeles was in the movies, which is the other main reason why people come to Los Angeles, because it is the Entertainment Capital of the World! But I thought HOLLYWOOD was the Entertainment Capital of the World? Actually, Hollywood does not really exist. It is merely an informal part of Los Angeles. It briefly was its own city, but that was short lived. The name stuck around because of a sign erected by some developers in 1923 to advertise a new housing development they were building called Hollywoodland. Over the years the sign lost the LAND part.. and remains one of the most famous landmarks in the world! But.. I have some other interesting facts that you may not have known about Los Angeles: Los Angeles is the birthplace of the Internet! In 1969 at the University of California, Los Angeles, the first message was sent over the ARPANET which later became the Internet. Hey guys, can you bring me some SPAM.. I'm hungry! SEND Despite its abundance of water seen on such TV shows as Baywatch, Los Angeles is actually like a desert with 325 days of sunshine and only 15 inches of rain fall each year. The average temperature is 68 degrees in December and in July 82 degrees! There are more artists, writers, filmmakers, actors, dancers and musicians living and working in LA than any other city at any other time in the history of civilization Which is another main reason why people come to Los Angeles.. to hopefully catch a glimpse of celebrities. I live here, and believe me, I run into celebrities all the time! Finally... Los Angeles is so famous, people call it LA for short and people know what you are talking about. Marina in Valley Girl voice: I'm totally from LA. Marina as dude all happy nodding head. But the original name for Los Angeles appears to have been: El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles de la Porciuncula Which, if the name stuck, would have made it more difficult to abbreviate: I'm totally from E P D N S ...umm.. L R D L... A... D.. L P... Hey.. where'd you go! Los Angeles means "The Angels." For your homework, have you ever been to Los Angeles, or would you like to come here? Hey guys, how do I friend someone? Hey guys, how do I iChat on this thing?
25 Jul 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** for my christmas/holiday card. Where does Bimbo come from? Sources: Oxford English Dictionary and Historical Dictionary of American Slang
30 Jul 2011
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PRE-ORDER MY BOOK HERE ******* *******www.hotforwords**** to request words. Follow me on twitter *******twitter****/hotforwords
11 Aug 2011
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Retweet: ******* *******www.weezer**** for the album or ******* on iTunes Follow me on TWITTER HERE *******twitter****/hotforwords Join me on FACEBOOK HERE *******www.facebook****/hotforwords "Hello my dear students, with Weezer bringing their new album out called Hurley, I decided to do the origins of the words Weezer and Hurley. Now, Weezer comes from the Old Norse hvoesa and it means someone who wheezes.. you know when you are really sick and you start coughing and you make that whistling sound from your throat.. It's onomatopoetic. It sounds like what it means. and when you are really sick and you feel like throwing up, well, that's where Hurley comes from.... from Hurl.. you know when you hurl - you throw up..." "No way.. that's not where the names came from!" "Oh yeah? You think you can be a better teacher than me?" "Ah ha! Step out of the way!" "Fine.. go for it!" "Hello" "My" "Dear" "Students", "We chose the name Weezer because we thought the word sounded cool" "And we named the album Hurley because we thought that word was cool as well!" "That was horrible.. it's detention for all of you" "Naming the band and album after words that you thought we cool? Right! On the other hand... "Hey guys, I have a great idea..."
15 Aug 2011
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In preparation for Halloween, here is my first "scary" clip! This one on the word Nightmare :-)
19 Aug 2011
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20 Aug 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** for requests Requested by: alistairsiddonsedito, holygallery, smitty4699, bisocialite, sacofwine, OhhhThatGuy and Padre45 Twin music by: Endorphine Song: Taczanka *******
29 Aug 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** to request words. Follow my sweet tweets! *******twitter****/hotforwords Join me on Facebook! *******www.facebook****/hotforwords Check out Michelle Phan's channel at ***********/michellephan
14 Sep 2011
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*******www.hotforwords**** to request words déja vu Featuring 2NutsFromUranus
18 Sep 2011
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A classic HotForWords lesson in time for St. Valentine's Day :-) *******www.hotforwords**** to request words. The origin of Valentine's Day :-)
10 Oct 2011
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