Origin of -ian
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The medical record, from an Ebola case, made for grim reading, but Dr. Ian Crozier could not put it down.
Oh, and that his profile on Twitter and his name elsewhere say “Ian Miles Cheong” whereas mine says “Arthur Chu.”Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Update: Ian Sams, a spokesman for the DNC, has informed me that the airbone creature was, a Cliff Hawk.
But history professor Ian Morris also argues that war has made humanity safer and richer over the last 10,000 years.
He is the co-author, with Ian Gold, of Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness.
At last they found themselves in a wild, rugged portion of the country, where Ian had never before been.The Wee Scotch Piper|Madeline Brandeis
These had set hand-maidens to work, with the result that Ian felt himself spruce as a newly opened pink.
Ian, on the contrary, was an admirable producer of all that was interesting in others; and in Davison that all was much.
No one seemed to have kept Ian's desk tidy, his papers in order, or his clothes properly mended.
They walked it almost in silence—upon Ian's part in silence.