One of these things does not mean what you think it does.


The homeobox protein Prox1 is a negative modulator of ERRα/PGC-1α bioenergetic functions

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7 Responses to Onomasiology

  1. Richard Wintle says:

    Ack, I hate that.
    Onomasiology (from Greek: ὀνομαζω (onomazō) — to name, which in turn is from ὀνομα — name) is a branch of linguistics concerned with the question “how do you express X?” It is in fact most commonly understood as a branch of lexicology, the study of words (although some apply the term also to grammar and conversation).
    Do you spend all of your free time finding these words? 😉

  2. Richard P. Grant says:

    I’m not giving away my trade secrets.

  3. Ken Doyle says:

    I’ll bet you get them from the OS X dictionary screensaver 🙂

  4. Richard P. Grant says:

    heh, nice guess, but far more mundane (and unfashionable, it would appear).

  5. Kausik Datta says:

    Guess what RPG’s favorite bathroom read is…

  6. Heather Etchevers says:

    If this is an issue with which you need assistance, you know whom to ask. If it’s just generic irritation, yes, I’ve felt it many a time.

  7. Richard P. Grant says:

    Kausik, if I had the print copy it wouldn’t be a problem… although that glossy paper can be a bit scratchy, don’t you find?
    Thanks Heather. The moment has passed.

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