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Origin of ism
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Origin of -ism
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“I got to give Christian a little lesson in Yiddish-isms,” adds Becker.Creating American Hustle’s Sexy, Oscar-Nominated Look: From Pasties to The Plaza|Marlow Stern|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Initially, we're meant to identify with Hart, who objects whenever Cohle's highfalutin Satre-isms get out of hand.‘True Detective’ Review: You Have to Watch HBO’s Revolutionary Crime Classic|Andrew Romano|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And on the way to soccer practice growing up, my dad—our coach—would preach Paterno-isms in the car: Success with honor.Penn State Student: 'What Joe Paterno Taught Me About Heroes'|Kevin Cirilli|November 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In person, Kendrick seems to possess at least a few Natalie-isms.
We cannot wonder that such conditions prove prolific breeders of bolshevism and similar "isms."Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
The world was somewhat weary of Landlordism, Pauperism, and Protestantism, and all the other "isms" of that unhappy country.Roland Cashel|Charles James Lever
Such a theory as Evolution and its vaporizing method of Bible interpretation, prepares the way for "isms" of every kind.The Other Side of Evolution|Alexander Patterson
He avoids references to isms and ologies and gives a wide berth to all who deal in them.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
For out of this that we call Atheism come so many other isms and falsities, each falsity with its misery at its heels!Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle