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Early Language Acquisition

How do children acquire language? Do they start with nouns, like “Mama” and “cat,” then graduate to verbs and other parts of speech? Grant explains that language acquisition starts even earlier, with children simply emulating...

bubble capital

bubble capital  n.— «Bank PHB was also accused of having resorted to illegalities in the acquisition bid as two-thirds of the 33 per cent it claimed were “rejected” and “warehoused” shares. The rejected shares, also referred to as “bubble...

feldencris

feldencris  n.— «During the 1990s, some dressage riders started studying why horses move so much more freely in the pasture than under saddle. Out of those questions came some better saddle-fitting techniques and a method, called...

Emu-ando-Eh

Emu-ando-Eh  n.— «Merger and acquisition activity in Japan hit an all time high of 2,775 deals last year, compared with just 260 in 1985. Now, from board rooms to living rooms, “Emu-ando-Eh,” as M&A is known, has entered...

riveriron

riveriron  n.— «Asked at the meeting if BHP could be a bidder for Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX), Goodyear declined to comment but noted BHP has a policy of not investing in mines which dump tailings, a process called...