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Why Is It Called “Rock n’ Roll”?Is “Rocket ‘88” by Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats the very first rock and roll record? The question has inspired debate among musicologists for years. Another equally contentious question: Where does the term rock and roll come from? Rock is derived from the Old English roccain, related to the Old Nordic rykkja meaning, “to pull, tear, move.” The earliest recorded use of the term in literature …
Are There Any Words That Use “W” As A Vowel?“Cwm” (a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain, sometimes containing a lake; a cirque) and “crwth” (an ancient Celtic musical instrument), both from the Welsh, use w as a vowel – standing for the same sound that oo stands for in boom and booth. “Crwth” is also spelled “crowd.” However, in words like “low” and “bow,” one can make a good case that the letter w represents a vowel. Both of these words end …
Definition for n.l. (2 of 3)
Baseball. National League.
Also NL, NL. New Latin; Neo-Latin.
Definition for n.l. (3 of 3)
Also NL., N.L. New Latin; Neo-Latin.
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British Dictionary definitions for n.l. (1 of 3)
Word Origin for nl
Latin: (for sense 1) it is not permitted (for sense 2) it is not clear
British Dictionary definitions for n.l. (2 of 3)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for n.l. (3 of 3)
the Netherlands (international car registration)
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