Fall adaptation

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Etymology

The word autumn comes from the ancient Etruscan root autu- and has within it connotations of the passing of the year. It was borrowed by the neighbouring Romans, and became the Latin word autumnus. After the Roman era the word continued to be used as the Old French word autompne (automne in modern French), and was later normalised to the original Latin. In the Medieval period there are rare examples of its use as early as the 12th century, but by the 16th century it was in common use.Before the 16th century, harvest was the term usually used to refer to the season, as it is common in other West Germanic languages to this day (cf. Dutch herfst, German Herbst and Scots hairst). However, as more people gradually moved from working the land to living in towns, the word harvest lost its reference to the time of year and came to refer only to the actual activity of reaping, and autumn, as well as fall, began to replace it as a reference to the season.

The alternative word fall for the season traces its origins to old Germanic languages. The exact derivation is unclear, with the Old English fiæll or feallan and the Old Norse fall all being possible candidates. However, these words all have the meaning "to fall from a height" and are clearly derived either from a common root or from each other. The term came to denote the season in 16th century England, a contraction of Middle English expressions like "fall of the leaf" and "fall of the year".

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Fall Adaptation

Mother of disabled son hits €10k target in 24 hours thanks to independent.ie ...

Rebecca applied for the house adaptation grant over three years ago but only received approval recently. As part of this process, a surveyor was called to the house to assess the cost of the works and he estimated the cost at ... Comments that are ...
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Deadly make-up, mouse-hair brows and lice-ridden wigs: the dirty lives of ...

Everybody loves a nice, cosy Jane Austen adaptation on TV. ... Even their fashions and frippery provided cold comfort when their make-up poisoned them, unwashed dresses and undergarments stank and their fancy foods made their teeth rot and fall out.
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New release dates: 'the martian', 'miss peregrine's home' & more

By receiving a fall release date, The Martian could be positioned as one of Fox's awards contenders late next year (a la Gravity for Warner Bros. in 2013). With a story that theoretically will blend elements from the aforementioned Alfonso Cuarón Oscar ...
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Evolutionary studies suggest that atheists, whatever they say to the contrary ...

So is religion an adaptation or a by-product of our evolution? Perhaps one day ... Attempts by these New Atheists to explain away theology as a useful fiction or, worse, a harmful delusion fall short of telling us why the religious impulse is so deeply ...
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Wuthering heights comes home to yorkshire

It's a challenging story to adapt, spanning two generations, but I hope I have managed to instil all the passion and wildness of Emily Bronte's masterpiece and that people fall for Catherine and Heathcliff just as I have.” Rebecca Gadsby, director ...
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Mourinho's master plan falling into place

“They are two players with an easy adaptation to our philosophy of play and idea of play, so they will find it easy to adapt to the team and the team to them. “We need them to work and improve but our feelings for me and rest of team is that we're ...
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Twe remembers: top ten world war i films

Dalton Trumbo, an award-winning screenwriter who was blacklisted in the 1950s for his membership in the Communist Party of the United States, both wrote and directed the film adaptation of his 1939 anti-war novel, Johnny Got His Gun. It is perhaps the ...
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Pride and prejudice comes to west wycombe park this weekend

A combination of Jane Austen's delicate yet intense observational style with the wit and affection of Heartbreak's writer-in-residence David Kerby Kendall, ensures that this adaptation will resonate with anyone who has ever been in any romantic ...
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Ebola spread outpaces control bid

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual ...
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Creative adaptation of a quadcopter

The goal for the summer is to get a lot of raw video in the can and to have three complete modules ready to try out on the fall class of PHYS 107-108 students. Cooke explained that the tutorial modules will consist of three segments. An introduction ...
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