Do you remember the name of your favorite teacher in middle school?

Do you remember the name of your favorite teacher in middle school?We didn't have middle schools back then. Kindergarten through sixth grades were

How do car companies name their cars?

There isn't one naming convention that fits all marques, but usually there is a theme or standardized nomenclature.  For example:Volkswagen frequently names their cars after wind.  For example:  Golf (German for Gulf), Passat, Scirroco or Jetta.  They also

What is a nickname for the Democratic Party, akin to 'GOP' for the Republican Party?

Democrat Party is an epithet for the Democratic Party in the United States, used in a disparaging fashion by the party's opponents. While historical and occasional current usage includes neutral appearances (including, historically, from within that party), the term has grown in its negative use since the 1940s, in particular by members of

What are the names of the aliens in Halo?

San Shyuum- The ProphetsSangheili- The ElitesJiralhanae- BrutesKig-Yar- Skirmishers + JackalsUnggoy- GruntsMlekgolo- HuntersHuragok- EngineersYan Me- Drones

What is a nickname for the Democratic Party, akin to 'GOP' for the Republican Party?

Democrat Party is an epithet for the Democratic Party in the United States, used in a disparaging fashion by the party's opponents. While historical and occasional current usage includes neutral appearances (including, historically, from within that party), the term has grown in its negative use since the 1940s, in particular by members of

What is another name for planet Earth?

This was answeredWhat is another name for planet Earth?

What is a fear of aliens known as?

One possible definition is  xenophobia from https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/... , but may not cover explicitly fear of extraterrestrials of extraterrestrial abductions. Xenophobia may apply more to fear of earthbound people from other countries or cultures.

How did the star constellations get their names? Why are they named like this?

Yes this is a good Question here is one possible answer from my good friend Michael Conneely:A most powerful and ancient system of names is the 27 Lunar constellations of Vedic Astrology (Indian Astrology) called the Nakshatras. These have names like Ashwini, the first Nakshatra, Bharani the second Nakshatra, Krittika the

How do car companies name their cars?

There isn't one naming convention that fits all marques, but usually there is a theme or standardized nomenclature.  For example:Volkswagen frequently names their cars after wind.  For example:  Golf (German for Gulf), Passat, Scirroco or Jetta.  They also

What are the names of the aliens in Halo?

San Shyuum- The ProphetsSangheili- The ElitesJiralhanae- BrutesKig-Yar- Skirmishers + JackalsUnggoy- GruntsMlekgolo- HuntersHuragok- EngineersYan Me- Drones

What would be a good name for a hotel resort on Mars?

This one: https://www.redplanethotels.com

Why are reality shows called 'Reality' shows when there is nothing real about them?

Simple- to differentiate them from scripted shows.If you call them scripted, then you're talking about sitcoms, dramas, etc. Shows with actors and a script. Reality shows don't have that.And you can't call them documentaries or news shows or game shows (even if they can overlap from all three

Which is your favorite dog name?

This is as highly individual as naming ones kids! But, you asked me for mine, so... a bouvier named Hestia (goddess of hearth and home). My dogs name is Squirt. Have a puppy in puppy kindergarten tonight named Stanley. I love that! I am so tired of Luna,

How are planets named?

You have to distinguish between different cases.The planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn have been known for thousands of years, and were named long ago, after gods from Roman mythology. How exactly they were derived we are not completely sure, but they resemble the characteristics of the gods they represent.The planet

What are some nicknames for Army soldiers?

The basic name for a soldier is a dog face. The soldiers M.O.S. is cause for other nick names. An infantry man,is usually called a bullet stopper, a bush beater, an artillery man is usually called a round pounder, a soldier in an armored unit, is called a beetle. Myself, I was ammunition specialist, I was a b.b. stacker.

Why don't more people rename themselves?

Short versionBecause in modern, bureaucratic societies, changing your name can cause many difficulties that are hard, time-consuming and/or costly to resolve.Long VersionMost actions (renting or buying a home or a car, getting an education, marrying and having children,

How are stars and celestial bodies with their numbers named?

Best I can do is to give you an example, and for that I'm going to use the first exoplanets discovered around a pulsar star.The stars name is PSR B1257+12, then the planets discovered around the pulsar would be followed with a

What are the good names for male dogs?

I think u should choose a name which is easier for him to remember and u are also felling easy to call it . They are not like humans to keep two names one is nick name and the real name.Capeta

What are the names of all the dwarves of The Hobbit?

1. Thorin Oakenshield2. Fili3. Kili4. Dwalin 5. Balin6. Dori7. Nori8. Ori9. Bifur10. Bofur11. Bombur12. Oin13. GloinNo, I did not have to look up on the internet.

What should be my stage name?

What should be my stage name?I need your help... I don't like my first name(Abigail) all that much. I may just go with my middle and last which is Elizabeth Garner.... Yet Ive also always loved the name Catherine ... I'm going for

What does 'recipient name' mean?

In the instance of people who receive government aid, such as food stamps or welfare benefits, the "recipient name" refers to the person who applied for the aid, assuming that individual is of legal age. In a household where a workfare

Is it illegal to use someone else's name for any purpose without the person's permission?

No. There are many situations in which a person can legally use the name of someone else. For example, if you wanted to write a post on Quora about my answers to certain questions-whether good or bad-that would not be illegal,

Why was the 'Earth' named Earth? Who named it? How have the planets been named?

The official names of planets and their moons are governed by an organization called the International Astronomical Union (IAU).The IAU recognizes that astronomy is an old science and many of its names come from long-standing traditions and/or are founded in

How are the celestial bodies named?

All sorts of ways:  after the constellation they are part of, even after the astronomer who found them - or their spouse/kids/dog.  Celestial tagging can be a tiresome process so people got bored and started making stuff up, then they got bored of that and just used catalog numbers like HIP 70890 (Proxima Centauri).  HIP is short for Hipparcos,

Why is the Sun called the Sun?

It is not called (just) Sun. it is called Sun just by English speaking people. As on my own language it is called: Aurinko. And there are thousand of languages in Earth that call it aything else than Sun.And back to your original question.

What is the meaning and origin of the family name Tolkien?

Of German origin, though by the time of the author of the Lord of the Rings, no one remembered when they had come to England.As Stephen Tempest says, Tolkien believed it to mean ‘Rash-bold' or Foolhardy. In an interesting

What is the meaning and origin of the family name Tolkien?

Of German origin, though by the time of the author of the Lord of the Rings, no one remembered when they had come to England.As Stephen Tempest says, Tolkien believed it to mean ‘Rash-bold' or Foolhardy. In an interesting

What are the good names for male dogs?

I think u should choose a name which is easier for him to remember and u are also felling easy to call it . They are not like humans to keep two names one is nick name and the real name.Capeta

Where did the dwarves' names come from in The Hobbit?

They are mostly based upon dwarves in old norse mythology. Tolkien was a big admirer of the both the Edda's. The Poetic Edda is a collection of old norse poems. As we know, Tolkien was a big fan of poems and lyric. The Prose Edda is the collection of the norse mythology. It tells

What means the female Arabic name Wasila?

The name Wasila can have two meanings.A litteral meaning Wasila وسيلة means simply

Is it illegal to use someone else's name for any purpose without the person's permission?

No. There are many situations in which a person can legally use the name of someone else. For example, if you wanted to write a post on Quora about my answers to certain questions-whether good or bad-that would not be illegal,

Given Names: What does the first name, Tearri, mean?

Tearri is not a name in our standard name pool.I would guess that it's either invented by her namers or a creative spelling of Terry, which is a nickname for Teresa (origins and meaning murky) or Terence (an ancient Roman name). If it's invented, only

What are the names of all the dwarves of The Hobbit?

1. Thorin Oakenshield2. Fili3. Kili4. Dwalin 5. Balin6. Dori7. Nori8. Ori9. Bifur10. Bofur11. Bombur12. Oin13. GloinNo, I did not have to look up on the internet.

What should be my stage name?

What should be my stage name?I need your help... I don't like my first name(Abigail) all that much. I may just go with my middle and last which is Elizabeth Garner.... Yet Ive also always loved the name Catherine ... I'm going for

How are stars and celestial bodies with their numbers named?

Best I can do is to give you an example, and for that I'm going to use the first exoplanets discovered around a pulsar star.The stars name is PSR B1257+12, then the planets discovered around the pulsar would be followed with a

How are the celestial bodies named?

All sorts of ways:  after the constellation they are part of, even after the astronomer who found them - or their spouse/kids/dog.  Celestial tagging can be a tiresome process so people got bored and started making stuff up, then they got bored of that and just used catalog numbers like HIP 70890 (Proxima Centauri).  HIP is short for Hipparcos,

What does 'recipient name' mean?

In the instance of people who receive government aid, such as food stamps or welfare benefits, the "recipient name" refers to the person who applied for the aid, assuming that individual is of legal age. In a household where a workfare

What is the meaning of the name Gollum?

This could help              Gollum is originated from the Hebrew word Golem Golem is pronounced GO-lum (emphasys on the GO(like in the movie)) (I used pronounce it go-LUM (emphasys on the LUM) Golem- a creature of Jewish medieval folklore,

Why don't more people rename themselves?

Short versionBecause in modern, bureaucratic societies, changing your name can cause many difficulties that are hard, time-consuming and/or costly to resolve.Long VersionMost actions (renting or buying a home or a car, getting an education, marrying and having children,

Why is the character named Gollum?

According to Gandalf, he developed the habit of making a sobbing noise <gollum>, <gollum> in his throat, notably when pitying himself (which it seems he did a lot).  My impression is that it added very little to the already minimal charm of his presence (yuck).  If I remember rightly, his own people had started calling him

Why is the Sun called the Sun?

It is not called (just) Sun. it is called Sun just by English speaking people. As on my own language it is called: Aurinko. And there are thousand of languages in Earth that call it aything else than Sun.And back to your original question.

Why was the 'Earth' named Earth? Who named it? How have the planets been named?

The official names of planets and their moons are governed by an organization called the International Astronomical Union (IAU).The IAU recognizes that astronomy is an old science and many of its names come from long-standing traditions and/or are founded in

Why is orange jam called marmalade?

The word 'marmalade' comes into English through Old French 'marmelade' from Portuguese 'marmelada', a conserve of quince (Portuguese 'marmelo'). This itself comes from Latin 'melimelo' ('honey apple' = quince), and ultimately from Greek 'melimelon', a sweet apple, an apple grafted onto a quince (Greek 'meli' = honey, 'melon' = apple). JamThe French didn't call an orange

What are some trendy restaurant names?

I am not quite sure the name which I am writing is "trendy" but for sure they are catchy and here it goes:1. Bakasur:  According to Mahabharat(Hindu epic) he was a demon who use to eat a lot.2. Smally's :  They serve small bites.3. Bewakoof: Meaning: Fool.One day, a customer ate at

What should I call my 10 month old child?

I know of a woman who was introduced herself as "Marilyn" when I moved into a house two doors down from her. Her older daughter provided childcare for me frequently and her younger daughter played with my children so there was a lot of interaction between the households. It was years before I found out that Marilyn was

What is the origin of the name 'China'?

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