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Unformatted text preview: 35 1 Chapter 2 Animal Metaphors Domestic Cats, Chickens, Cows, Dogs, Donkeys, Goats, Horses, Mice, Rats, Sheep Fish & Water Animals Crabs, Clams, Fish, Oysters Wild Animals Bears, Buffalo, Foxes, Lions, Monkeys, Shrews, Tigers 35 2 Vocabulary Plus: A Source-Based Approach www.ablongman.com/nilsen By Don L. F. Nilsen And Alleen Pace Nilsen 35 3 Grimms Law Ct. Romance & Germanic Languages b d g b d g k t p x/h f 35 4 Great English Vowel Shift ay (bite) ^ i: (beat) ^ e: (bait) ^ : (bat) aw (bout) ^ u: (boot) ^ o: (boat) ^ a: (bought) 35 5 Etymologies Dumbo, jumbo jets & jumbo shrimp Jumbo from P. T. Barnums circus Mickey Mouse Course Walt Disneys Mickey Mouse, whose ears movie cameras Pie Magpie or pie (because of its collection) Scapegoat During Yom Kipur, the sins of the people were symbolically piled on a goat and it was sent into the wilderness. Snipe hunting and sniper A snipe is a real bird resemblilng a woodcock Trojan Horse comes from Greek mythology (Nilsen & Nilsen 28) 35 6 Playing Cat and Mouse 35 7 Cat Metaphors Cat burglar Cat out of the bag Catbird seat Catfish Cattail Catting around Catty Felix (the name) Kittenish Kitty (in a card game) Kitty-cornered (cutting across diagonallly) Tom catting around 35 8 Chicken & Bird Metaphors Beaker (in Chemistry) Chick Chicken feed Chicken out Chiclets Cock a gun Cock sure attitude Cockamamie Cocked hat Cockeyed Cockpit Cocky attitude Dixie Chicks...
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