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English Language Notes (2009) 47 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ribbon."12 To illustrate the degree to which these externally applied orange preservatives were com ­ mon, it is useful to paint the broader picture by turning to tw o related treatments that were popular for sim ilar reasons. I call them the onion-cure and the chicken-cure. Both the onion...
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English Language Notes (2013) 51 (1): 185–189.
Published: 01 March 2013
... on his knees, while the doctor held in his mouth a pinch o f "m edicinal pow der" made out of cas­ sia leaves, onions, and roots of "pergularia daemia," placed a hand on the patient's uncov­ ered head, and then recited the follow ing inYorúbá: Baba ni lari Ogúddè Ogúddè Ogúddè Bi baba ti n la 'bù la 'ri...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (2): 32–36.
Published: 01 December 2003
... solution is an onion. 4 Gibson s second solution is clearly much more forced than her first. The argument that a pregnant woman growes / With so strong lives, that bodie cannot rest / In ease, untill that bodie life foregoes is superficially attractive, since it can indeed be difficult to rest...
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English Language Notes (2011) 49 (2): 83–87.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 0 11 onions. Fear that I m ight lack the triks to attent the trek, hooha of the assent to furthr verblization, the range of distribution needed to steer a clear terrain, both to ssimilate n dissemble, on a final count, to have exceeded my own destination Its fair to think that whn one arrives...
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English Language Notes (2014) 52 (2): 133–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... a haphazard yet profoundly intim ate encounter between tw o w om en: one a w ealthy Christian Igbo m edical student named Chika, and one a much poorer M uslim Hausa trader o f onions, who remains nameless. When the story opens, both wom en clim b through the w indow of a deserted shop to hide from the sudden...